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Pakistan airline chairman resigns after fatal plane crash

Muhammad Azam Saigol

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The chairman of Pakistan’s embattled national carrier has resigned following a fatal plane crash that killed 47 people last week, one of the country’s deadliest air disasters. Muhammad Azam Saigol tendered his resignation on Monday (12) due to personal reasons, according to PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani. Saigol’s resignation came after a Pakistan International Airlines plane crashed into a mountain on the way to Islamabad from the city of Chitral after one of the aircraft’s two turboprop engines failed, killing everyone on board. On Monday (12) PIA grounded its 10 remaining ATR turboprop planes for thorough testing in the wake of…

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