Investigators have at last found the cockpit voice recorder of the crashed Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus 320 from the debris after seven days.
According to the details, The voice recorder has been handed over to the AAIB for investigation. PIA spokesperson Abdullah Hafiz said that it would be a key component for the investigation. He said it would take a couple of weeks to decode the voice recorder.
PK 8303 AP BLD Cockpit Voice Recorder has been found from the debris and handed over to AAIB team. This will be a key component in the Air Crash Investigation. PIA Teams were searching extensively for CVR aided by Airbus Team. pic.twitter.com/fIxdz4QM8u
— PIA (@Official_PIA) May 28, 2020
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane, with 99 people on board, crashed in Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi last Friday, killing 97 (89 passengers and eight crew members). Two passengers miraculously survived.
On the other hand, Prime Minister Imran Khan has chaired an important meeting to review the latest developments in the investigation of the PIA plane crash. PIA, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officials, and federal ministers attended the meeting. The authorities briefed Prime Minister Imran Khan on the PIA plane.
PIA engineering, technical ground support, and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Security and Vigilance teams also present at the site.
The final report released by the city administration on the damage caused by the plane crash in Jinnah Garden area of Model Colony on May 22 states that 18 houses were partially destroyed and 2 destroyed. It should be noted that the federal government has taken the responsibility of compensating the financial losses caused by the accident.