The mayor of Karachi has said there are no survivors after a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying around 100 people crashed in a residential area in the city. Report informs citing the Sky News.
Local reports said the state-run airline’s Airbus A320 was traveling from Lahore.
The state carrier said flight PK 8303 had crashed with 99 passengers and eight crew members on board, though civil
aviation officials said the total for both maybe 99.
“The last we heard from the pilot was that he has some technical problem,” PIA spokesman Abdullah H Khan said in a video statement. “It is a very tragic incident.”
It is feared there may be more casualties as the plane came down on houses in the Model Colony area in the city.
Mayor Wasim Akhtar said at least five or six houses were destroyed in the crash.