PIA announces Rs1 million compensation for victims of Karachi plane crash

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has announced a compensation of one million rupees for the heirs of PK-8303 crash victims.

According to spokesperson of PIA, district managers will personally visit houses of the victims to handover Rs1 million to meet funeral expenses.

PIA Spokesperson Abdullah Khan said that according to PIA rules and regulations, a compensation of Rs500,000 is handed over to heirs of the victims but on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan the amount has been doubled to Rs1 million.

He further said that PIA administration has already contacted families of 96 victims.

All but two of the 99 people on board a Pakistan International Airline (PIA) passenger plane were killed when it crashed into a residential neighborhood of Karachi.

The national carrier’s flight PK-8303 took off from Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport and crashed in Model Colony area in Malir, approximately 4 kilometers away from the airport.

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