Pakistan Airlines flight carrying 90 passengers crashes near Karachi airport

PIA plane crash in Karachi: Footages shared on social media show smoke billowing from the site of the crash.




A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), believed to be carrying 90 passengers, crashed in a residential area near the Karachi Airport on Friday, Dawn reported.

Abdul Sattar, the PIA spokesperson, said that the flight 8303 was carrying 90 passengers and eight crew members from Lahore to Karachi, Dawn reported.

Footages shared on social media show smoke billowing from the site of the crash. Ambulances and rescue officials have been pressed into service to help residents.

More details awaited

Source: Read Full Article