PIA plane crash: Foreign investigators visit crash site

PIA plane crash: Foreign investigators visit crash site

ISLAMABAD: Investigations of the PIA flight PK-661 that crashed in Havelian has entered into the next phase as the foreign investigation team has reached Pakistan.

A six-member investigation team on Tuesday visited the crash site of  Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 in Havelian.

PIA ATR fleet grounded till further orders

The team comprises of three French and three Canadian officials from the France-based ATR aircraft manufacturer. The team will work jointly with Pakistan’s Safety Investigation Board (SIB) to ascertain the cause of the December 7 crash.

The black box and voice recorder of the aircraft will also be sent to France to begin probe. The French embassy has issued directives to facilitate travel and other arrangements of the experts in connection with the investigation.


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