The plane hit a Pakistani residential area: 97 people were killed, only 2 survived - photo 1
World News

The plane hit a Pakistani residential area: 97 people were killed, only 2 survived World


Follow NDTV, Pakistan health authorities have identified the situation of all passengers and crew members on the ill-fated flight May 22 of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA).

Specifically, 97 people were confirmed dead and two others survived, after the Airbus A320 crashed into the Karachi area.

The bodies of 19 people have been identified.

Earlier, the local hospital said it had received the bodies of some people on the ground, as the plane hit the residential area. However, this information has not been verified.

The plane crashed into a residential area of ​​Karachi in Pakistan.

The scene of the accident. Photo: Reuters
The plane hit a Pakistani residential area: 97 people were killed, only 2 survived - photo 2Photo: EPA
The plane hit a Pakistani residential area: 97 people were killed, only 2 survived - picture 3Photo: Reuters
The plane hit a Pakistani residential area: 97 people were killed, only 2 survived - picture 4An injured person was removed from the scene. Photo: AP

PIA said the plane carrying 99 people lost contact with the air traffic control tower at 14:30 ‘while flying from Lahore and was about to land in Karachi.

The cause of the crash is currently being determined. However, initial information shows that the accident may have been caused by a motor problem.

According to Airbus, the plane in distress began to be used in 2004, and has been carrying passengers for PIA since 2014.

The moment a Pakistani plane carried 100 people into a residential area

The crash happened today, May 22, when the Airbus A320 carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members was about to land at Jinnah airport (Karachi, Pakistan). Local officials fear the accident will affect people on the ground, as the plane crashed in a densely populated area. At least 35 people have been confirmed dead in the incident.

According to Sputnik, NDTV

.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *