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PIA aircraft crashes in residential area near Karachi airport

PIA aircraft crashes in residential area near Karachi airport

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) aircraft has crashed in a residential area near the Karachi Airport.

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.

Footage showed plumes of smoke rising from the site of the crash. Ambulances and rescue officials arrived at the scene to help residents.

Last year, a PIA aircraft escaped accident after it skidded off the runway while landing at Gilgit airport.

Passengers had remained safe in the accident, but the plane suffered considerable damage.

This is a developing story that is being updated as the situation evolves. Initial reports in the media can sometimes be inaccurate. We will strive to ensure timeliness and accuracy by relying on credible sources such as concerned, qualified authorities and our staff reporters.




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