Sources in the Civil Aviation Authorities have revealed the last conversation between the pilot and the control tower.
Sources have said that the control tower issued an initial warning when the plane was getting out of the limits of the runway. The plane was travelling at nine point five nautical miles while it had to turn at five nautical miles.
Meanwhile the following conversation has bee disclosed as yet:
Control tower’s first warning: You are getting away from the runway.
Pilot’s response: We can see the runway.
Control tower’s second warning: Turn to your left immediately, you are heading towards Margalla Hills.
Pilot’s response: We can see that.
This was the last reply form the pilot and then the flight lost its contact with the control tower and soon after it crashed.
CAA submits initial report
Meanwhile, Civil Aviation Authorities compiled their initial investigation report into the tragic plane crash.
According to the report sent to the Defence Ministry, poor visibility and the plane flying below the given altitude were the cause of the incident.
The report also revealed that a Chinese airplane was asked to land at the Islamabad airport at the same time but the pilot did not take the risk and instead changed his course.
But, the pilot of the Airblue flight took a wrong turn and instead of going right, it moved towards the left side and ended up colliding with the Margalla Hills.
Sources said that an FIR will also be lodged on the basis of the initial inquiry report.