Pakistan's Airplane PK303 Crashed Airbus A320 comes down near Karachi Airport
Pakistan International Airlines flight PK303 was a domestic service from Lahore in the east of the country
A PA Passenger Airplane Flying from Lahore to Karachi Crashed into buildings near the Karachi Airport, causing many casualties.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Flight PK303 was a regular domestic service between the two largest cities of the country.
According to the approach to Karachi's Jinnah International Airport, the Airbus A-320 was at the end of the flight for about 90 minutes when it crashed.
According to state television channel PTV, the plane crashed in a densely populated area near an airport called Model Colony.
Rescuers are evacuating the residents of the area. But the narrow lanes of the area make it difficult for ambulances and fire vehicles to reach the area.
There were discrepancies with PIA spokespeople over reports of the number of passengers, the carrier in question, telling the Reuters news agency that there were 106 on Board.
Pakistan Armed Forces media wing ISPR reported that a paramilitary force was involved in the rescue and personnel had been removed from the area.
Footage on local TV news channels shows a large number of people near the crash site, as well as some damaged homes.
A passenger jet flying from Lahore to Karachi has crashed into buildings near Karachi Airport, with casualties reported aboard the aircraft and on the ground.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK303 was on a routine domestic service between the country’s two largest cities.The Airbus A320 was almost at the end of the 90-minute flight when crashed on the approach to Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport.According to the state television channel PTV, the plane came down in a densely populated area near the airport called Model Colony.A PIA official has said that in the last conversation with the control tower, the pilot talked about technical problem including the loss of at least one engine.
A Pakistan international airlines plane with around 100 passengers and crew crashed on friday in a residential area of southern city of karachi with many feared dead
The PIA has suspended its website https://www.piac.com.pk for some times
The national Airline flew on 29 March due to a coronavirus epidemic. It resumed limited services again on 16 May.
The PIA has suffered two other fatal incidents in the last six years. In 2014, a passenger was killed when an Airbus A310 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia was hit by bullets at the approach of Peshawar in Pakistan.
In December 2016, a domestic flight from Chitral to Islamabad crashed on a hill with all 47 passengers and crew of the crew.
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