PIA dismisses media reports about PK661's 'erroneous engine'

Pakistan Global Airways (PIA) spokesperson Danial Gillani on Sunday disregarded the media reports relating to the potential of a fault in engine of the ill-fated PIA aeroplane ahead of flight.

“It is untimely to mention that propeller of 1 the engines of #PK661 had began to spin in opposite. Such reports are speculative and deceptive,” he stated in a observation shared on twitter.

He claimed that some drawback evolved in engines of the plane right through flight. He stated, “Reality of the topic is that each engines of the plane have been absolutely operational on the time of takeoff from Chitral and a few drawback evolved all through flight.”

Gillani stated that the entire incident is being completely investigated via Protection Investigation Board (SIB), which is an unbiased frame running beneath the Aviation Department.

All pieces recovered from the web site, together with cockpit tools, are a part of the proof and can give precious insights about the reason for the twist of fate, however can not supply conclusive proof in isolation, he seen.

He confident that SIB would performed an in depth, unbiased and clear inquiry into the topic. Fact will have to be introduced out and shared with the folk within the shortest imaginable time, he stated.

The remark went on to mention that ATR 42 and 72 aircrafts use engines manufactured by way of Pratt & Whitney, which has supplied greater than 13,000 business engines to a variety of plane producers together with Boeing and Airbus since 1925, along with offering greater than 7300 engines for more than one army plane.

In the meantime, a senior SIB legitimate informed DawnNews that a 4 member workforce can be achieving Pakistan on Monday. The group, comprising two individuals each and every from ATR and Pratt & Whitney, might be aiding SIB in investigations into the incident.

The crash web site has been cordoned off and now best investigators would have the ability to seek advice from the ares, SIB professional added.

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