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Pakistani Air Traffic Controller Saves Flight from Major Disaster

Pakistani Air Traffic Controller Saves Flight from Major Disaster

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An Air Traffic Controller from the Civil Aviation Authority in Pakistan saved a plane going from India to Oman from a major air disaster.

According to reports, the plane which was travelling from Jaipur to Muscat, was carrying 150 passengers and flying over Karachi when it got caught in the middle of intense lightening and rain.

The plane immediately dropped from an altitude of 36,000 to 34,000 feet causing the pilot to initiate emergency protocol and broadcast ‘Mayday’ signals to other nearby stations.

The captain’s call was responded to by the Pakistani Air Traffic Controller and he helped to direct it out of the storm and throughout it’s time within the Pakistani airspace.

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