Survivors of the Air India Express plane crash said that the plane swayed violently before crash landing at the Kozhikode airport, in southern India.
In a leaked letter seen by Euronews, EASA said the alleged fraud was a "grave safety concern" and recommended that any pilots holding Pakistani licenses should not be scheduled for operations in Europe.
The plane crashed on Friday after a "technical failure", authorities reported. Two passengers survived.
Regulators urged airlines to avoid all Iranian airspace after Tehran admitted one of its missiles downed flight PS752 in a "disastrous mistake."
Hundreds of mourners held a candle-light vigil Thursday night in Toronto to remember 176 people killed when a Ukraine-bound plane crashed in Iran.
2019 was the third safest year in terms of fatalities since 1946.
A plane with 98 people aboard crashed shortly after take-off early on Friday in Kazakhstan, killing at least 12 people, Kazakh officials said.
The plane hit a wall and a two-storey building shortly after take-off in Almaty, killing at least 12 people. Dozens of survivors were hospitalised.
"As tragic as it is, it could have been much worse," the fire chief said. No injuries were reported on the ground.
At least 24 people died after a plane crashed into a densely populated neighbourhood in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo shortly after take-off on Sunday.
Boeing hopes to have its 737 MAX jets, grounded since March, back flying soon.
Both pilots survived after ejecting before impact. One of them had been left hanging from a powerline after his parachute got caught, the prefecture of the region said.