Pakistan airline pilot welcomes unapproved women into cockpit; puts travelers’ lives at risk
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The pilot welcomed a young Chinese lady into the cockpit, breaking the security conventions and imperiling the lives of other travelers.
By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: May 10, 2017 5:00 am
Pakistan International Airlines is quick gaining reputation for putting the lives of its travelers at hazard as a pilot of the nation’s banner bearer has been blamed for permitting an unapproved outside national into the cockpit amid landing. As per a report in Geo News, Captain Shahzad Aziz, the pilot of PIA flight PK-853 from Tokyo to Beijing, welcomed a youthful Chinese lady into the cockpit prior this week, imperiling the lives of different travelers.
According to the report, the lady stayed inside the cockpit with the pilot and first officer for more than two hours in spite of not being approved into the lodge range. She apparently left the compartment simply after the plane landed. The lady was additionally alone with the pilot at one phase, as per a columnist of the news channel, who was likewise going on a similar plane.
Pakistani law forbids unapproved people from going into the cockpit whenever amid flights as it is a wellbeing peril. According to the law, the pilot has the obligation to guarantee that no unapproved individual enters the confined some portion of the air ship.
Considering the matter, a PIA representative said welcoming a solitary traveler into the cockpit was not a security concern. In any case, the chief general of Civil Aviation Authority has requested an examination concerning the episode, CAA representative said.
The episode happens two weeks after PIA propelled a test against a senior pilot working an Islamabad-to-London flight (PK-785) as he was blamed for giving over the flying machine to a learner pilot taking after take-off and taking a more than two hour rest in the traveler compartment.
PIA had likewise activated discussion in December 2015 when a pilot allowed Reham Khan, the ex of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan, to sit in the cockpit amid her adventure to Lahore from London.