A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger aircraft on Friday crashed close to the Jinnah International Airport earlier than touchdown, in response to media reviews.
It was not instantly recognized what number of passengers had been on board the plane, Geo News reported.
Flight PK-303 from Lahore was about to land in Karachi when it crashed on the Jinnah Garden space close to Model Colony in Malir, only a minute earlier than its touchdown, the report stated.
The crash comes as Pakistanis throughout the nation are making ready to have fun the tip of Ramadan and the start of Muslim vacation Eid al-Fitr, with many travelling again to their properties in cities and villages.
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The Pakistani military stated its fast response power and paramilitary troops have reached the positioning for reduction and rescue efforts alongside civil administration.
“The plane crashed in Karachi. We are trying to confirm the number of passengers but initially it is 99 passengers and eight crew members,” stated Abdul Sattar Khokhar, the spokesman for Pakistan’s aviation authority, including that the flight was coming from Lahore.