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A PIA plane coming from Lahore crashed near Karachi Airport

A passenger plane of Pakistan International Airlines coming from Lahore crashed near Karachi Airport.

According to Express News, a PIA passenger plane was coming from Lahore to Karachi when it crashed in a residential colony of Model Town area adjacent to the airport shortly before landing. The plane crash also destroyed several houses, causing a stampede in the area.

The crashed flight was operated exclusively on the occasion of Eid. The flight took off at 1:10 pm and reached Karachi on time. However, the flight lost contact with the control room just moments before landing.

Sources said that in the message received from the plane to the control room before the accident, it was said that there was a technical fault in the landing gear of the plane.

DG ISPR said that Army Quick Reaction Force and Pakistan Rangers have reached Sindh, Army Quick Reaction Force and Pakistan Rangers Sindh have reached the spot which will assist the civil administration in relief activities.

Civil Aviation has confirmed the crash of PIA’s Airbus A320. The plane had 99 passengers and eight crew members on board.

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Naeem Ur Rehman

Written by Naeem Ur Rehman

Pakistan's youngest blogger and the CEO of Raabta.net. He is currently the student of BS Environmental Sciences at University of the Punjab, Lahore. He is also working as a senior advisor to Aagahi.pk, Mukaalma, and Pylon TV.

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