Around 100 passengers on Board – Airbus crash in the South of Pakistan in the residential area from the passenger plane had crashed in the vicinity of the city of Karachi minutes before landing, informed the aviation authority of the country.0 comment video images show damaged houses and fire in Karachi.Video: Tamedia
A plane with around 100 passengers on Board has crashed in South of Pakistan. The passenger plane was in the vicinity of the city of Karachi a few minutes before landing in a residential area crashed, told the aviation authority of the country on Friday. First of all, no casualties were known.
houses damaged by the crash, a spokesman for the aviation authority said. The military and the police, locked up as a “Model Colony” known area about two kilometers away from the runway. Television footage showed a dense, black cloud of smoke, as well as the ambulance, which rushed to spot to crash.
the injured were pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings. At least 15 people were wounded in the damaged houses, were brought to the Jinnah hospital of Karachi, where a state of emergency, said the doctor Seemin Jamali.
The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) operated Airbus with the run number PK8303 was on the way from the Eastern city of Lahore to Karachi, said Abdullah, the spokesman for the airline, Mohamed. 99 passengers and 8 crew members were on Board.
The Pilot reported to the Tower technical problems of the machine, said the PIA chief Arshad Malik. Eyewitnesses told local television stations that they saw the plane to the airport in circles before it crashed.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed for the Victims and families his condolences. “Shocked and saddened by the PIA crash,” wrote Khan on Twitter.
The crash took place just a week after the decision of the Pakistani authorities, the air traffic in the domestic resume. Because of the Corona-pandemic international flights in the South Asian country are suspended until the end of the month.
in the year of 2016, there was a crash of a plane of the national airline, PIA, with around 50 dead. In 2012, 127 people were killed in the crash of a machine, a small private Airline on the way from Karachi to Islamabad. In 2010, a Airbus crashed before landing in the capital, Islamabad, all 152 occupants were killed in the accident were killed.
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