CHITRAL-Agha Khan University (AKU)’s Professional Development Centre head M Khan also included in 47 victims of the PIA plane crash.

Khan, a resident of Morder village in upper area of district Chitral, pursued a brilliant education career despite hailing from a comparatively backward area. After getting postgraduation degree in education from Agha Khan University Karachi, he also got a master degree in education and international development from the University of London as well as master in political sciences from Malakand University Chakdra.

He is survived by a widow, four daughters and one son. Khan’s family members have demanded the government to probe the plane crash accident by foreign investigators to find out the actual causes of the crash.

Meanwhile, a six-member team from the ATR company arrived in Islamabad on Monday to probe the PIA PK-661 crash incident. The team comprising manufacturing, crash scene and other experts from France and Canada will visit the site of the crash and work with the Safety Investigation Board.

According to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) sources, debris of the crashed aircraft from the site would be removed after the team completed its inspection. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane PK-661 crashed near Havelian in district Abbotabad on Wednesday.

The aircraft was on its way from Chitral to Islamabad. All the 47 people on board including 42 passengers and five crew members died in the accident.