- The aircraft was sent to Germany to be grounded with the permission of Civil Aviation, informed PIA.
- The aircraft was also used for movie shooting, for which the PIA received 210,000 thousand euros
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft was not missing it was sold, informed the national carrier to the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
The information was provided by PIA in a reply to the Supreme Court during the hearing of PIA missing plane case. As per reports, PIA told the court that the aircraft was sold for $103,000, meanwhile its two engines were sold for $1.3 million.
PIA informed that the aircraft reached its age limit in 2016, and was sent to Germany to be grounded with the permission of Civil Aviation, informed PIA.
PIA told the apex court that the aircraft was also used for movie shooting, for which the PIA received 210,000 euros in payment for shooting.
The PIA said that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) were already investigating the case, when the present administration took charge, and the PIA administration is cooperating in the investigation. In response, CEO PIA Air Marshal Arshad Malik's NOC issued from Pakistan Air Force has also been submitted.