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A PIA Airbus airplane flying from Lahore to Karachi has crashed with 95 passengers onboard

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BREAKING NEWS: near the Jinnah airport in the Malir locality carrying 95 passengers.

Rescue teams have been alerted and are promptly responding to the situation.

The plane was reported landing in Karachi when it suddenly crashed in a residential area.

Currently, no casualties or injuries have been reported as the entire area has been cordoned off....






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PIA plane crashes in Karachi’s Model Colony
May 22, 2020 | Last Updated: 10 mins ago
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A plane crashed in Karachi’s Model Colony Friday afternoon.
The plane was travelling from Lahore to Karachi. There were a total of 107 people on board, 99 passengers and eight crew members.
A fire broke out after the plane crashed and the fire brigade is at the scene to extinguish the plane.
The plane was about to land at the Karachi airport. The flight number is PK-8303. The aviation division has confirmed the crash and said it was an A-320.

It hit four houses while crashing. Electricity has been cut off in the area. The plane crashed in Model Colony near Malir Cantt Gate 2.

The plane was not flying at a great height as it was preparing to land. It hit multiple houses, causing roofs to collapse. According to the Aviation Division, the pilot had given an emergency signal to the airport prior to the crash.

According to reports a woman and child have been injured in the crash. There is no news so far of other injuries. An emergency has been declared at the airport.

The police and Rangers are trying to move people away so they can rescue people. So far, the fire is still raging. Army Quick Reaction Force have also reached the crash site.
Update #PIA Incident:
Army Quick Reaction Force & Pakistan Rangers Sindh troops reached incident site for relief and rescue efforts alongside civil administration.
Details to follow.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 22, 2020
PIA Spokesperson AbduLlah Hafeez only confirmed that the plane had crashed. He said they will hold a press conference soon to share details.

According to Murtaza Wahab, the commissioner of Karachi has been instructed to start relief in the affected area. He has requested residents of the area to let the officials do their job. He says an emergency has been declared at all government hospitals.

This is a developing story.


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Captain Sajjad Gul

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Last Audio of ill fated flight PK-8303 with Air Traffic Control:


Transcript of last Radio conv - PK8303

Amateur footage of the crash
 
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PIA spokesperson Abdul Sattar confirmed the crash and added that the flight, A-320, was carrying 90 passengers and was flying from Lahore to Karachi.

 

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Passenger List of PK-80303

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Aircraft Type: Airbus A320-214
Registration: AP-BLD
Construction Number: 2274
Year Built: 2004
Delivery to PIA: October 30, 2014

 

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Crash site footage

 

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Good news coming out - There are survivors!

Survivors Rescued From PK-8303 Crash Site
 
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