Karachi: PIA plane travelling from Lahore to Karachi crashed near Model Colony near Jinnah international airport Karachi. The Airbus 320 was 90 passengers along with 8 crew members.
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Footage shows fumes rising from houses near Model Colony where the plane fell on houses leaving 4 houses completely destroyed.
ISPR and Sindh rangers have taken swift action and started relief activities on site. Health emergency has been declared in all the hospitals of Karachi after plane crash by Minister of Health & Population Welfare.
The list of passengers travelling on the unfortunate PK 8303 has been released and efforts to retrieve the bodies and injured are in progress.
— Gharidah Farooqi (@GFarooqi) May 22, 2020
The plane lost contact from the station 1 minute before the crash. Reasons for the plane crash are still unknown.
Dead bodies of 5 people along with a 5-year-old boy have been retrieved.