Islamabad, October 28: At the completion of three months to
the Air Blue Plane Crash in Margallla Hills, PILDAT demands
that the investigation of the incident be expeditiously
completed and made public. The tragic Air Blue Plane Crash on
July 28, 2010 saw the death of 6 of the members of the Youth
Parliament Pakistan (www.youthparliament.pk
) who were traveling to attend its Fifth and Final Session of
the Youth Parliament here in Islamabad.
Earlier, in a letter to the Director General of Civil Aviation
Authority, PILDAT had requested information regarding the
progress on the investigation which is being anxiously awaited
by the relatives and friends of the victims. Requesting an
update on the ongoing investigation, the expected time for its
completion and the status of the final report to be submitted
to Ministry of Defence, PILDAT urged the Authority and the
Government to expeditiously complete the investigation and
make the findings public at the earliest.
PILDAT also reminded the promise made by Air Blue and the
government to the families of the victims for the
compensation, demanding an early payment of compensation and
clearing uncertainty and ambiguities in this regard.
PILDAT also reminded Capital Development Authority (CDA) of
its commitment to erect a monument wall near the site of the
crash in memory of the martyrs of the Plane Crash.
The tragedy of the July 28 Plane crash saw deaths of 148
people, 6 of whom were the members of the Youth Parliament
Pakistan, who were martyred in the cause of public service and
democracy. At the completion of three months, PILDAT stands by
and sympathizes with their families and as per commitment,
demands that Civil Aviation Authority to play its role in
finding out the real cause of the incident and making it
public while urges Air Blue and the Government to make sure
that the families are duly compensated.