PIA Plane Crash – A Horrible Incident:
The International Airline of Pakistan PIA faced a terrible misfortune on 22 May 2020, Friday. International flag carrier 8303 was on their scheduled domestic flight from Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore to Jinnah International Airport, Karachi.
But unfortunately, before the arrival of the destination Airbus A320 crashed near Model Colony, Karachi a few kilometers away from their runway. While Model Colony is a heavily populated area, by which, on the crashing of the plane 8 people on the ground also injured and about 15-20 houses completely destroyed.
Death of passengers:
They’re about 91 people were on the board of aircraft and Eight plane staff included, in which 97 are confirmed dead, only 2 fortunate people save in this plane crash and are survived with injuries.
The pilot takes no notice of the warning from Air-Traffic:
The flight operated by Captain Sajjad Gull and first officer Usman Azam took off from Lahore and about to near the end of their journey of 90 minutes, and When their plane crashed they are only 3 kilometers away from Karachi Airport. The pilot had reported a technical fault after one failed landing attempt. According to the PIA department, the captain ignored three warnings from the air traffic controllers about the aircraft’s altitude and speed before the landing and saying the pilot was satisfied that he would handle the situation. It is one of the most tragic disasters in the country’s history.
Zara Abid worked with some of the biggest brands in Pakistani fashion and in January this year won the “Best Female Model” at the Hum Style Awards. In this plane accident, she loses her life too.
Zafar Masud, president of the Bank of Punjab, was the passenger who survived the crash, a provincial government spokesman said. Both were at the front of the plane. There are reports of other survivors, but these have not been confirmed.
Many people lose their family members and many lose whole families in this terrible disaster. Zara Abid was one of them, One senior bureaucrat Khalid Sherdil, Five officers from the Pakistan Army, and one of the Pakistan Air Force were also among the victims.
The Sindh Minister of Health and Population Welfare declared a state of emergency for Karachi’s hospitals, while Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered all available resources to the crash site, as did the chief of the Pakistan Air Force. Khan Sahab also announced an inquiry, while PIA was reported to have shut down its website. The President, Arif Alvi, tweeted for the peace of soul for all the victims of this disaster.