The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released a report on the violations of the captain of the ill-fated plane that crashed in Karachi.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has released a report on the violations of the captain of the ill-fated PIA plane that crashed in Karachi’s Model Colony. A letter from Additional Director Operations Iftikhar Ahmed Written to the General Manager.
The letter said the air traffic controller kept instructing the captain about the landing but the captain did not comply.
When the plane was at the control zone approach point, the altitude of the plane was high. The controller warned the captain that the altitude was high.
The letter said that if the plane was at 7 nautical miles, the altitude of the plane was 5200 feet, the altitude of the plane at the time of landing was more than the prescribed limit, although the controller twice instructed the captain to move the plane to 180 degrees to the left. Controlled but the captain ignored the air controller’s instructions.
The captain was instructed to bring the plane to the required altitude for the approach. When the altitude was 3500 feet, the plane came to four nautical 1300 feet, so the landing speed was more than 250 knots which was the required speed for landing. Was more
It may be recalled that on May 22, a PIA flight from Lahore to Karachi crashed into a population during landing, killing 97 passengers, including eight crew members, while two passengers miraculously died. But were safe.