Experts to start work on PIA plane’s black box from Tuesday

Experts to start work on PIA plane’s black box from Tuesday

Islamabad (Web Desk): The foreign investigators visiting Pakistan to collect and analyse evidence about PIA’s plane crash in Karachi will start work on the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from June 2 (Tuesday) in France.


“The mission on site (of the crash) is about to be completed,” BEA, the French air safety investigation authority for civil aviation, said on Twitter. It added that Pakistani investigators would fly to France along with the French team.

An 11-member team of experts of Airbus, the manufacturer of the ill-fated A320, arrived in Karachi on May 26 to offer technical assistance in a probe into the crash of flight PK-8303 that claimed lives of 97 passengers and crew members. Only two passengers had survived the air crash.

The team will take with it the flight data recorder (FDR) and cockpit voice recorder (CVR), the two components of the plane’s ‘black box’, to France to decode it in a bid to know the events that led to the crash of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft.