ISLAMABAD: Salauddin Gull, the professional director of Civil Aviation Department has stated that PIA’s ATR aircraft that operating KP-661 was the alternate of Fokker airplane that was France made and operating in whole Europe.
 
“It fear that technical problem happened in both the engines of the aircraft that why this tragic incident occurred’ he said. He further stated that ATR aircraft recognized as safe of the art and can fly on one engine”, he said while talking to media.
 
It is worth mentioning here that a PIA airliner with around 48 passengers and crew on-board crashed near Havelian in Abbottabad district on Wednesday evening. PIA's. The plane was coming to Islamabad from Chitral.