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12 jets parked at Karachi airport declared ‘security risk’

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KARACHI: The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has declared 12 jets of a private airliner parked at Karachi airport a security risk, ARY News reported.

According to CAA spokesperson, the jets are standing stationary at the Karachi airport for a long time and they could result in a ‘tragedy’.

The CAA asked the private airliner to conduct examination of its jets and remove them from the airport premises within 15 days.


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The spokesperson said the letter in this regard was also issued to customs officials, informing them about the planes . However sources in the CAA said the Pakistan Customs and the private airliner were facing a dispute over tax payment.

The letter to the airliner said CAA would not compromise on safety of passengers.

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