PK-8303 crash: Two dead bodies still not identified

Two dead bodies out of the 97 victims of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303 remain unidentified even after two weeks of the crash.

According to sources, two dead bodies of the PK-8303 crash have still not been identified after being badly burned in the blaze that engulfed the plane and surrounding area after the crash.

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Authorities have failed to identify these two victims via DNA samples as both of the victims’ mothers have already passed away for they would have been the best shot at identifying these two dead bodies via DNA verification.

Meanwhile, 95 of the victims’ dead bodies have been handed over to their families for due funeral and burial proceedings.

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It is to be noted that the PIA flight PK-8303 (Airbus A-320) crashed in Model Colony area of Karachi on May 22, killing 97 people on board and another on ground, two passengers however miraculously survived the crash with only minor injuries.

Plane’s cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) has already been sent to France for decoding and analysis, whereas an 11-member French team had also visited the crash site and is cooperating with PIA and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in their crash investigation.