LAHORE: Investigators and rescue officials have found over ₹1.4 crore (30 million) in cash in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines’ aircraft that crashed with 99 people on board. An official said the amount was recovered from three bags.
Flight PK-8303 from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area near Karachi International Airport, with only two passengers surviving the crash.
Investigators and rescue officials have found currencies of different countries from the aircraft’s wreckage, an official said on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Minister said that the captain of the Pakistan International Airlines plane approached Karachi airport without announcing he couldn’t open his landing gear and hit the runway three times on the first approach,.
“Control tower told the pilot to lower altitude, to which the pilot replied: ‘I will manage’,” the minister added.