Airbus said the plane had logged 47,100 flight hours and 25,860 flights as of Friday.
However, he confirmed that the pilot contacted the control tower intimating that the plane was meeting some technical fault, and he was told that two runways were vacant for landing and he may use any as per convenience.
The flight took place after the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) allowed limited reception of domestic flights just few days back after weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Airbus 320 carrying 90 passengers crashed at Karachi's Model Colony one minute before landing.
Original reports had said there were 107 passengers and crew on board. Am in touch with PIA CEO Arshad Malik, who has left for Karachi & with the rescue & relief teams on ground as this is the priority right now. In the final moments before the crash, recorded on a flight tracking website, one of the pilots can be heard telling the Air Traffic Controller that they had lost both the engines, before sending the global distress message, "Mayday, Mayday, Mayday".
"We are proceeding direct, sir - we have lost engine", a pilot said.
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The passenger aircraft reportedly crashed in Karachi's suburb destroying several houses and damaging cars.
Local TV stations reported three people sitting in the front row of the aircraft survived and showed video of a man on a stretcher they identified as Zafar Masood, the head of the Bank of Punjab. Footage showed cars on fire.
Multiple civilian and military rescue agencies arrived at the scene soon after the crash.
Volunteers look for survivors of a plane that crashed in residential area of Karachi, Pakistan, May 22, 2020.
While expressing condolences to affected families, Khan also ordered an immediate inquiry.
Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote in a tweet he was "shocked and saddened" by the crash.
A PIA plane had crashed on the foothills of northwestern Chitral city killing all 48 passengers onboard in December 2016.