World Pakistan plane crash: Airbus jet come down near Karachi

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    Pakistan’s prime minister Imran Khan has promised an investigation after a passenger plane with 98 people on board crashed near Karachi, with dozens believed to have been killed.

    The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK8303 was on a routine domestic service between from Lahore to Karachi, and was almost at the end of the 90-minute flight when crashed on the approach to Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport.

    The mayor of Karachi Wasim Akhtar told the Associated Press all passengers and crew onboard the Airbus A320 aircraft had been killed, but civil aviation officials said at least two people survived.

    Zafar Mahmood, the head of the Bank of Punjab, was one of the two people who survived the crash, a Sindh regional government spokesman said in a statement.

    The prime minister said he was “shocked and saddened” by the PIA crash and pledged that an “immediate inquiry will be instituted”.


    Read more here. (Independent UK)
     

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