Karachi, January 26, 2016 (PPI-OT): Spokesman PIA has rebutted the news item being reported by a segment of media, alleging that radar system was not functional in yesterday’s Lahore-Karachi flight PK-307. Regarding the news as baseless the spokesman said that due to unfavourable weather en route the flight experienced some turbulence which can in no way be termed as breaking down of system.
Clear air turbulence is a normal phenomenon experienced worldwide in aviation industry, he said. The spokesman added that safety of passengers is always topmost priority for PIA and its pilots and crew are trained never to let it compromise.
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