PIA plane crash report will be submitted to PM today
ISLAMABAD: An inquiry report on the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash that occurred last month will be presented to Prime Minister Imran Khan today.
The report includes the pilot’s conversation with the air traffic controller, flight data records, CCTV footage of the landing, and the voice recorder data, among other things.
Previously, Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that the report will be unveiled on Monday, adding that it will detail the mistakes and name the responsible persons.
Earlier this week, the aviation minister had pledged to make an initial probe report on 22nd June i.e. today. Last week, PIA flight PK-8303 from Lahore crashed into the Model Colony neighbourhood on approach to Karachi airport minutes before the landing.
Moreover, a team of experts from France and aircraft manufacturer Airbus also visited Pakistan to conduct an independent probe and collected evidence from the crash site as well as inspected the runway.
The plane, with 99 people on board, crashed in the Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi last month on 22nd May, killing 97 people while two passengers survived.
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