CEO PIA visits ATR crash site
Chitral Times Report
Islamabad: Chief Executive Officer PIA, Mr. Bernd
Hildenbrand visited Saddha Batolni village in the vicinity of
Havelian, where ATR 42 aircraft (AP-BHO) had crashed two days ago.
Mr. Hildenbrand laid a wreath of flowers at the site and observed
one-minute silence in remembrance of the martyrs.
He met local local people of the area and thanked them for promptly
helping in rescue efforts.
He said PIA is taking all possible steps to facilitate the bereaved
families and would ensure that remaining dead bodies are also
handed over immediately after their identification process is
completed. PIA has nominated focal persons for coordinating with
those families keeping them updated in this regard.
Director Vigilance of PIA, Brig (r) Mohammad Asif also accompanied
the CEO and examined the area.
Mr. Hildenbrand also visited the embassy of Austria, in addition to
meeting the relatives of the Chinese citizen who lost his life in
the incident and extended his heartfelt condolences.