Pilots, Cabin crews were qualified: CEO PIA
Their medical tests were completed and they were qualified
The Chief Executive Pakistan International Airline (PIA), Arshad Malik has said that the pilots and cabin-crews of the ill-fated plane were all qualified and their medical tests were completed.
“Accidents happen, but our pilots are trained for these kind of events. These planes have checks and balances that we are required to fulfill.
“My pilots were qualified, their checks and balances, and medical tests were complete. My cabin crew was also qualified and my plane’s inspection was also complete.” According to Radio Pakistan, Malik also said that the plane was “technically fit for flying”, adding that an aircraft is given clearance for flying after ensuring all technical requirements are fulfilled.