PIA Spokesperson says district managers will personally visit houses of the victims to handover Rs1 million to meet funeral expenses.
He further said that PIA administration has already contacted families of 96 victims.
The national carrier’s flight PK-8303 took off from Lahore Allama Iqbal International Airport and crashed in Model Colony area in Malir, approximately 4 kilometers away from the airport. The Federal government constituted a team to probe into a tragic incident of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane crash in Karachi here on Saturday.
Civil Aviation Division issued notification under which Aircraft Accident and Investigation Board President Usman Ghani would head the team. Wing Commander Malik Muhammad Imran, Group Captain Tauqeer and Joint Director Nasir Majid were the other members of the team.
The authorities gave one month time to the team probing Karachi-plane crash.
At least 97 people died and only survived of the crash.
President, Prime Minister, Army Chief and other leaders from around the world expressed grief over plane crash, showing sympathies with the families of all those who lost their lives including the crew members.