Border Force (BF) officers of London had found a “quantity of heroin” on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight that landed at Heathrow Airport on Monday.
National Crime Agency (NCA) officials were investigating the case after the seizure of narcotics from the plane. No arrests were made. The investigation is still ongoing.
PIA spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar, said that British authorities had “thoroughly searched” and detained the flight crew after they landed at Heathrow Airport.
Flight 785 from Islamabad to London had landed at 2:50 p.m. on Monday. Upon landing, as passengers disembarked, the flight crew and aircraft were searched by the authorities
Fourteen crew members were released after being detained for nearly two hours by British authorities, No information was given at that time about why the crew was detained.
The PIA flight returned to Pakistan at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.