Web Desk ::Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane has crashed near Karachi airport, sources told.
Airbus 320 was took off from Lahore s Allama Iqbal International Airport and was scheduled to land in Karachi. Smoke can be seen rising near the airport.
According to sources, flight PK-8303 took off from Lahore s Allama Iqbal International Airport and crashed in Model Colony, approximately 4 kilometers away from the airport.
Smoke can be seen rising from the crash site.
Reportedly, four houses have also been damaged in the incident. Army, Rangers and Police units have arrived at the scene. Emergency has been declared at Jinnah Hospital. Reportedly, 2 injured persons have been shifted to hospital.
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Posted by Daily Jiddat Karachi on Friday, May 22, 2020
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.
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