- Minister says decoding of voice and data boxes have been completed and this will be made part of the inquiry report to make it credible
(Karachi) Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan has said that those found responsible in Pakistan International Airline (PIA) plane crash incident will be taken to task. He assured that fair and transparent investigation will be carried out into the tragic crash incident.
Speaking during the National Assembly session on Wednesday, he said the preliminary investigation report will be presented before the house on June 22. "Decoding of voice and data boxes have been completed and this will be made part of the inquiry report to make it credible," the minister highlighted.
Sarwar maintained that the government has requested the International Pilots Association to provide a pilot and technician to help in the investigation of the crash.
He said the inquiry reports of plane crashes that occurred in the past including those in the federal capital will also be made public.
The aviation minister pointed out that so far 56,000 stranded Pakistanis have been brought back from different parts of the world by operating 285 flights. He revealed that 479 bodies of overseas Pakistanis have also been brought back through special flights.