Recently PIA (Pakistan International Airlines) tweeted a picture of sacrificing a goat for the safety of Airlines is doing rounds on the internet.
The pictures show the beheading of a black goat on the Islamabad Airport tarmac, is their way according to PIA officials to improve the safety of the airline and a practice of good omen. Twitter reacted instantly and it’s too hilarious for Twitterati to digest this act of improving the safety of the flight. People posted hilarious tweets:
— Anas Mallick (@AnasMallick) December 18, 2016
— Aisha来自中国 (@Yixi_Arsalan) December 19, 2016
Even Pakistan Defense did not shy away to make mockery of this act by PIA
The world should learn from the PIA how to improve their flight safety. Sacrifice a black goat on the runway. pic.twitter.com/CcCbpFEmBI
— Pakistan Defence (@defencepk) December 18, 2016
— ((( H@roon دشید ))) (@HaroonRsh) December 18, 2016
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After the crash of ATR-42 which killed 47 people on board on December 4th the Civil Aviation Authority decided to ground ATR-42 fleet which affected the airline badly. The planes were subjected to a shakedown test for clearance.
The ATR-42 resumed flight finally and in such auspicious occasion, the staff decided to sacrifice a goat to protect the plane from evil spirits.