French experts team again visits plane crash site, collects evidences for probe


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27 May, 2020 8:32 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The French experts team of Airbus company again visited the plane crash site in Karachi on Wednesday and collected evidences for investigation of incident.    

The team also examined the damaged houses and wreckage of the plane. On the directives of Prime Minister, members of Aircraft Accident Investigation Board briefed the team about their findings.

Meanwhile, the DNA matching process for identification of dead bodies is also underway and so far 51 bodies have been handed over to their relatives for burial.

Earlier today, seven more bodies of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash have been identified on Wednesday via DNA process. The bodies have been identified during the DNA identification process at a Karachi University (KU) forensic lab. The authorities have approached the victims’ families so that they could collect bodies of their loved ones.

Overall 46 victims of the plane crash have been identified so far of which 37 of them were identified by the families. “Seven people have been identified using DNA process while two others were recognized through their national identity cards (NICs).”

It is pertinent to mention here that Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah said on Tuesday that the DNA tests of the victims of crashed PIA’s PK-8303 will be completed within 10 days.


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