Passenger aircraft from Pakistan’s Lahore crash near Karachi: report


Pakistan plane crash: Pakistan International Airlines flight entered a residential area.

According to media reports, the passenger plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) crashed near Jinnah International Airport before landing on Friday. The report stated that flight PK-303 from Lahore was about to land in Karachi when it crashed in Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir, just a minute before landing. A rescue operation is underway.

The plane crashed in Karachi. We are trying to confirm the number of passengers, but initially it is of 99 passengers and eight crew members, “Abdul Sattar Khokhar, spokesperson of the country’s aviation authority, said the flight was coming from Lahore. Mr. Khokhar Stated that the aircraft was an Airbus A320 and en route to Karachi.

As Pakistanis across the country prepare to celebrate the end of the crash Ramadan and the beginning of the Muslim holiday Eid al-Fitr, many are moving back to their homes in cities and villages.

Here are the updates on the plane crash in Pakistan:

Pilot reported some technical issues: PIA spokesperson”We last heard from the pilot that he had some technical problems,” PIA spokesman Abdullah H. Khan said in a video statement.

“This is a very tragic incident. A senior civil aviation officer told Reuters that it appeared that the aircraft was unable to open its wheel due to a technical glitch before landing, but was quick to determine its cause.” The Jio TV broadcaster showed the crowd nearby. The scene, which was a densely populated area, and was trying to make its way through an ambulance.

The Health and Population Welfare Minister has declared an emergency in all the major hospitals in Karachi after the incident, Dawn News quoted media coordinator of Sindh Health Minister Meeran Yusuf as saying.

The Jinnah Garden area near the Model Colony in Malir – just a short distance from Karachi Airport – takes off in a densely populated residential area.

Sources in the Civil Aviation Authority said that its communication with the aircraft was cut off a minute before it landed. Several houses have been damaged in the plane crash.

The Pakistani Army said that its rapid response force and paramilitary forces have reached the site with the civil administration for relief and rescue efforts.

Pakistan’s aviation authority spokesman Abdul Sattar Khokhar said the plane crashed in Karachi. We are trying to confirm the number of passengers but initially it is 99 passengers and eight crew members.