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Pakistani plane carrying 90 passengers crashed in Karachi

Avatar eAdarsha.com Reporter
May 22, 2020

(AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

Karachi, May 22: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane has crashed in a residential area near the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi less than a minute before landing this afternoon at around 2:30 pm.

Photo : Asif Hassan /AFP

Flight PK-8303 from Lahore was carrying 90 passengers and 8 crew members. Footage aired by several Pakistani news tv showed thick smoke rising from the crashed site. CCTV footage aired by ARY news tv showed  the plane crashing into residential area.

According to theARY news tv, the pilot had reported that engine is not working and within a minute the communication with the plane was disconnected and it was crashed in residential are. The numbers of casualties has not been confirmed yet. .

With input as seen in ARY News tv report.