Is ATR a bad plane?
ATR aircraft are ‘very safe’: Experts While the plane reportedly crashed due to ‘engine problems’, “No body knows what may have happened,” Captain Riffat Saeed of the PIA stressed. “PIA has been flying ATRs for a very long time and these aircraft are very safe,” he added.
Who builds the ATR 72?
How high do turboprop planes fly?
between 18,000 and 30,000 feet
Turboprop engines are most efficient at speeds between 250 and 400 mph and altitudes between 18,000 and 30,000 feet. They also perform well at the slow speeds required for takeoff and landing and are fuel efficient.