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Tech & Science Pakistan: Airbus says it has no confirmed information on the accident

19:02  22 may  2020
19:02  22 may  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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PAKISTAN-AVION-AIRBUS: Pakistan: Airbus says it has no confirmed information on the accident

PAKISTAN: AIRBUS DIT N'AVOIR AUCUNE INFORMATION CONFIRMÉE SUR L'ACCIDENT © Reuters / AKHTAR SOOMRO PAKISTAN: AIRBUS SAYS DO NOT HAVE NO INFORMATION CONFIRMED ON THE

PARIS ACCIDENT (Reuters) - The European manufacturer Airbus confirmed Friday that the plane of the Pakistani company PIA which crashed in Karachi, Pakistan, was indeed an Airbus A320, specifying that it had no "confirmed" information on the circumstances of the accident.

"Initial information indicates that there were 91 passengers and eight crew members on board," Airbus adds in an Airbus press release regrets to confirm that an A320 aircraft operated by Pakistan International Airlines was involved in an accident during flight PK8303 from Lahore to Karachi on May, 22 2020.

"At this point, Airbus has no confirmed information regarding the circumstances of the accident."

The plane crashed this Friday in a residential district of Karachi, in the south of Pakistan, the company raising a technical problem.

A very first assessment communicated by a doctor of Karachi indicates at least five deaths but the mayor of the city declared that the opinion of the authorities was, at this stage, that there would be no survivor among the occupants of the device.

(Tim Hepher, edited by Marine Pennetier and Henri-Pierre André)

Black box found in wake of Pakistan Airlines crash .
The flight data recorder from the Pakistani airliner that crashed into a residential neighbourhood of Karachi has been found, as the death toll rose to 97. There were two survivors, while no fatalities were reported in the densely populated area of the city where the aircraft crash-landed yesterday. Pakistan International Airlines flight PK 8303, an Airbus A320, was flying from Lahore to Karachi with 99 people on board when it went down in mid-afternoon while trying a second landing attempt.

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