Airbus team to arrive in Karachi today for assistance in PIA plane crash probe

A team of Airbus aircraft manufacturing company is arriving in Karachi today (Monday) to assist in the investigation of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash.

The team will visit the site at Model Colony area of the city as shifting of plane debris from the site has also been stopped. The management of the Airbus has also expressed profound grief over the PIA plane crash.

It is to be noted that 97 people were killed while two passengers survived when a PIA flight coming from Lahore to Karachi crashed in the Model Colony in Malir area near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.

The bodies of 34 people out of the 97 killed in the incident have been identified and handed over to heirs, whereas the process of the bodies’ identification through DNA test is underway.

A seven-member investigation team of PIA also visited the plane crash site and started investigation into the incident.
The team equipped with modern equipment also inspected the damages building.

Meanwhile, the spokesman Sindh Government Murtaza Wahab says one of the two survivors of the unfortunate PIA PK-8303 flight crash, Muhammad Zubair has been discharged from the hospital. 

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