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Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 crashes near Karachi

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A PIA A320 has crashed in Pakistan. The aircraft had 99 people on board. The accident happened near Karachi, coming from Lahore. The aircraft already made a go-around.
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lucas wrote: 22 May 2020, 12:42 A PIA A320 has crashed in Pakistan. The aircraft had 107 people on board. The accident happened near Karachi, coming from Lahore. The aircraft already made a go-around.
Indeed, latest information can be found here: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/airb ... -pakistan/

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Prayers to all victims and their relatives.

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BEA investigators with technical advisors from Airbus & Safran Engines are on their way to Pakistan and will be on-site May 26, 2020.
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They are travelling to Pakistan in the prototype A330-800, by the way.

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CVR not found, FDR found, says BEA on Twitter.
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Some media do say that the CVR also has been found. The source mentioned below, states that PIA said that both devices have been found. Who is correct, PIA or DEA?

https://www.flightglobal.com/safety/fli ... 15.article

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Latest news is they found the housing, but not the data module of it. Would explain some of the contradicting information.

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sdbelgium wrote: 26 May 2020, 22:41 Latest news is they found the housing, but not the data module of it. Would explain some of the contradicting information.
Okay, thanks for clarification! Any idea on why the housing and the data module would be separated? It would be by the huge impact I presume?

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CVR has been found by AAIB team of Pakistan. BEA has received a request from Pakistan to handle FDR & CVR repair and data download operations at a later date (in France). (Communication done after mutual concurrence)
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F-WTTO, A330-800, has again left TLS this evening, heading for KHI .
They will pick up the BEA insectors and fly them back with the black boxes.
Crew not allowed to leave the aircraft in KHI so it should be a short turnaround before flying back normally to LFPB this time. They should arrive 01JUN in the late afternoon I guess.

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Homo Aeroportus wrote: 31 May 2020, 20:24 F-WTTO, A330-800, has again left TLS this evening, heading for KHI .
They will pick up the BEA inspectors and fly them back with the black boxes.
Crew not allowed to leave the aircraft in KHI so it should be a short turnaround before flying back normally to LFPB this time. They should arrive 01JUN in the late afternoon I guess.
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aviatellc wrote: 23 Jun 2020, 12:20 According to the report, the pilot of the PK-8303 did not follow the procedure and he was overconfident.

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What report?

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OO-JFP wrote: 23 Jun 2020, 19:21 This one I guess...
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.indiat ... 2020-06-22

Interesting pictures:
https://twitter.com/historyofpia1

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"Report" from India Today. :lol:

Hopefully something more formal in La Gazette de la Meuse tomorrow.

A preliminary report was to be produced yesterday 22JUN but I failed to find anything other than second hand "info" blown by a favourable wind.
Not that I expect the preliminary report requested by ICAO within 30 days to include much details though.

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Pakistan authorities have indeed published a preliminary report:
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European Union Air Safety Agency (EASA) has temporarily suspended PIA’s authorisation to operate to the EU member states for a period of 6 months effective July 1, 2020, with the right to appeal against this decision.
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Pakistan International Airlines loses US permissions to conduct charter flights to the United States, due to FAA concerns over Pakistani pilot certifications.
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