PARIS: The pilot of a crashed
Pakistan International Airways
jet sent a Mayday and explained to controllers the aircraft had lost electric power from both of those its engines on its 2nd attempt to land, according to a recording posted on checking web site liveatc.net.
Just after the plane reportedly identified as off an earlier attempt to land and went about for a next attempt, a controller radioed the pilot of flight 8303 that he appeared to be turning left, suggesting he was off-course.
The pilot replied, “We are returning back, sir, we have lost engines,” and the controller cleared the aircraft to land on possibly of
airport’s two West-Southwest-facing runways.
Twelve seconds later on the pilot referred to as “Mayday, Mayday, Mayday” and was once again cleared to use either runway. There was no even more communication from the aircraft, reported to be an Airbus A320, in accordance to the audio from liveatc.net, a revered source for in-flight recordings.
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