Dozens die in Pakistan plane crash as jet hits homes in Karachi

Dozens die in Pakistan plane crash as jet hits homes in Karachi

A Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 flying from Lahore has crashed in the densely populated Model Colony residential area of Karachi.

 

Flight PK8303, carrying 91 passengers and eight crew, was trying to land at Jinnah International Airport. Provincial health officials confirmed at least 37 fatalities, but a far higher death toll is feared. At least two passengers survived.

 

The pilot had reported a loss of engine power and subsequently issued a mayday.

 

Source: BBC