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Experts decode black box, voice recorder of crashed PIA plane

ISLAMABAD: The main black box and voice recorder of a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane that crashed on December 7 near Havelian in Abbottabad District with 47 people on board has been deciphered by experts, officials confirmed on Wednesday. According to the same sources, the black box and voice recorder of ATR-42 aircraft has been sent back to Pakistan from France after the experts did the decoding. Must Read: Eight-member ATR team visits PK-661 crash site, gathers evidence The completion of the…

“Ill-fated aircraft previously evaded mishap in Chitral’

ISLAMABAD: Ill-fated ATR-42 aircraft, which crashed into a mountain resulting in death of all 47 people during PIA flight ATR-42 from Islamabad to Chitral, had evade an earlier mishap before landing at Chitral airport, an inquiry of the investigation team of ARY News revealed. A passenger, Waqas Ahmed, who had travel from Peshawar to Chitral on the same aircraft on December 07, has informed the ARY News that an explosion was heard during the flight from Peshawar to Chitral. Waqas Ahmed, a lawyer by profession, said a…

Eight-member ATR team visits PK-661 crash site, gathers evidence

ISLAMABAD: An eight-member special team of the France-based turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR visited the PK-661 crash site near Havelian in Abbottabad District on Tuesday amid tight security. The team, including two members of the ATR engine manufacturers, Pratt & Whitney, and two members of the company itself, would help Pakistani officials to probe a recent deadly plane crash that killed 47 people including Junaid Jamshed, a popstar-turned-Muslim evangelist. Other members of the ATR team include four…