PK-661: PIA announces compensation for victims family

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PK-661: PIA announces compensation for victims family

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airline flight Pk-661 crashed yesterday near Abbottabad which left all 47 on board dead.

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Pakistan International Airlines on Thursday announced a compensation of Rs0.5 million for the heirs of the 47 victims of the PK-661 crash.

The PIA flight crashed into a hillside after one of its two turboprop engines failed while travelling from the city of Chitral to the capital, and burst into flames killing everyone on board.

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“On the directions of chairman and CEO PIA an amount of Rs500,000 cash is being given to the next of kin of all 47 persons who lost their lives in the tragic ATR crash, to meet funeral expenses,” a PIA press release stated.