Plane crash aircraft «Pakistan International Airlines» 7 2016 December of the year in Pakistan
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Plane crash aircraft «Pakistan International Airlines» 7 2016 December of the year in Pakistan

Plane crash aircraft «Pakistan International Airlines» 7 2016 December of the year in Pakistan

09:11 08/12/2016 Rescuers found the bodies of the crash victims 42.

08:25 08/12/2016 At the crash site of the aircraft the airline "Pakistan International Airlines" found the black box.

19:00 07/12/2016 Rescuers work at the crash site found the bodies of the victims 38. Despite the extremely low probability of finding survivors, search and rescue operation continues.

7 December in north-west Pakistan crashed passenger turboprop aircraft «Pakistan International Airlines» Airlines, which was carrying 48 people, including both crew members and passengers. Tragically, no one survived the plane crash that has already been officially confirmed by the authorities.

Chronicle of a plane crash in Pakistan

During the day, December 7 2016, the passenger aircraft ATR-42, owned by Pakistan International Airlines, operated a flight from Chitral to Islamabad, however, around 15 hours 30 minutes, the air traffic controller received a SOS signal, and for a few moments, the plane disappeared from the radar, and the crew members of the aircraft stopped communicating.

Almost immediately to the site of the plane crash were sent rescuers, who were able to detect and shattered aircraft in 10 kilometers from Havelian. Upon impact, the plane caught fire, thereby depriving the people a chance to escape.

The reasons and circumstances of the plane crash in Pakistan release

At the moment, the Civil Aviation Authority of Pakistan refused to comment on how the plane crash occurred in the north-west of the country, however, taking into account the unofficial data, there are two main versions of what happened.

Fault management and human factor

According to unconfirmed data, when flying from Chitral to Islamabad, the pilot of the aircraft encountered a technical malfunction of the aircraft control system, and therefore decided to reduce the flight altitude, however, for technical reasons, the aircraft could not stop the altitude reduction process , Due to which it crashed into the ground at high speed. It is with this version that specialists associate the sending of the signal "SOS", however, it remains unknown why the pilot did not immediately report problems of the flights that arose during the flight and made an independent decision.

engine failure

The version of the failure of one of the «Pakistan International Airlines» Airlines aircraft engines experts believe the most likely, however, given the fact that the aircraft was not overloaded, and it could continue the flight on one engine, the plane crash causes remain unknown. It is not excluded that after the failure of one engine, could happen as failure and the other, however, for now, experts such circumstances does not comment.

The victims of the plane crash in Pakistan

At present it is known that on board passenger aircraft airline «Pakistan International Airlines» was 48 people, including 6 42 crew members and passengers (including two children). Arrived at the scene of the crash, rescuers found that the aircraft almost completely destroyed by a blow on the earth, and the fire started, as a consequence, the chance of survival, no one left.

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