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The Financial Express

PIA spokesman says blackbox recovered from Karachi plane crash site

Published: May 23, 2020 19:37:19 | Updated: May 24, 2020 10:36:21


People carry the coffins of husband and wife who were killed in a plane crash, during a funeral in Karachi, Pakistan May 23, 2020. REUTERS People carry the coffins of husband and wife who were killed in a plane crash, during a funeral in Karachi, Pakistan May 23, 2020. REUTERS

The flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder have been recovered from site of a place crash in Karachi, an airline spokesman said on Saturday, reports Reuters.

"The black box had been found late yesterday, we are handing it over to the inquiry board," Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) spokesman Abdullah Khan said, clarifying that both the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder were found.

A PIA Airbus jet with 99 people aboard crashed into a crowded residential district of the city of Karachi on Friday afternoon after twice trying to land at the airport.

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