LAHORE - A US-bound PIA flight escaped disaster after a bird hit at Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore on Tuesday. According to PIA spokesman Mashood Tajor, PIA plane PK-721 from Karachi was going to Lahore and then New York via Manchester. Before landing at the Lahore airport, a bird hit the plane. He said the pilot safely landed the aircraf, adding the plane was slightly damaged in the incident.