A Pakistani Airlines passenger Plane has crashed near the Karachi Airport Friday. All 91 passengers and seven crew members on board are feared dead, a PIA official told.
The plane had lost contact with air traffic control just after 14:30 local time, an airline spokesman said.
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The Airbus 320 was traveling from Lahore to Karachi when it crashed. The aircraft appears to have gone down in a residential neighborhood.
A military official told that their teams are on ground searching for bodies from the plane and the houses. The official said it’s too early to know how many people were in their homes at the time of the crash.
Bank of Punjab President Zafar Masud being rescued by local heroes after the PIA aircraft crash in Karachi pic.twitter.com/SJuWFBGF5y— Murtaza Ali Shah (@MurtazaViews) May 22, 2020