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Aircraft Accident Investigators

 The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) requires that a civil aircraft accident be investigated by an independent body belonging to the country where the accident took place. Each country has its own organization taking responsibility for this. An aviation accident investigator may also be called an air safety investigator. They investigate, study and report on airplane crashes to figure out how and why they happened. Aviation accident investigators cover a myriad of areas and try to discover the cause of accidents. This is done through various means including interviewing survivors, reviewing and analyzing flight and maintenance records, studying human performance issues and operations, examining engines, systems, instruments and other airplane parts, Including operations, flight recorders, structures, cabin safety, aircraft performance (engineering), airports, air traffic services, and power plant (engines). to try and figure out what caused an accident. Analysis of dat

EASA Extends The Ban On Pakistan International Airlines

 EASA is still not ready to lift the ban on Pakistan International Airlines to perform flights in the EU member states. The restriction that came into effect in July and was meant to last until January is extended by another three months, as reported by EASA. Air Marshal Arshad Malik, PIA’s CEO, wrote a letter to the European aviation bodies asking them to give provisional permission to resume flights to Europe. In response to the letter, EASA explained that the preconditions for lifting the ban had not been met yet. The EASA’s move to ban PIA flights in Europe followed over concerns that many PIA pilots had fake pilot licences. The next review of the decision will only occur after a safety audit by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).