PIA pilot sent Mayday call moments before crash


PIA plane. Photo: file PARIS: The pilot of a crashed Pakistan International Airlines jet sent a Mayday call and told controllers the aircraft had lost power from both its engines on its second attempt to land, according to a recording posted on monitoring website liveatc.net. After the aircraft reportedly called off an earlier attempt to land and went around for a second attempt, a controller radioed the pilot of flight 8303 that he appeared to be turning left, suggesting he was off-course.