Security personnel stand beside the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that crashed in Karachi last month. Photo: AFPSecurity personnel stand beside the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that crashed in Karachi last month. Photo: AFP
Security personnel stand beside the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that crashed in Karachi last month. Photo: AFP

Pakistan plane crash that killed 97 caused by ‘overconfident’ pilots chatting about Covid-19, report says

  • The plane was flying at more than double the altitude it should have been when it started to land and standard flight operating procedures were ignored
  • This resulted in an aborted crash landing that heavily damaged the plane’s engines, before the aircraft ploughed into a residential area near Karachi airport
Topic |   Pakistan
Security personnel stand beside the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that crashed in Karachi last month. Photo: AFPSecurity personnel stand beside the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that crashed in Karachi last month. Photo: AFP
Security personnel stand beside the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines aircraft that crashed in Karachi last month. Photo: AFP
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