Karachi: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore to Karachi crashed near Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport, Pakistan media reported on Friday. Confirming the crash, PIA spokesperson Abdul Sattar said that Flight 8303 was carrying 90 passengers and eight crew members from Lahore to Karachi.
The flight crashed into a residential area and was carrying 90 passengers. Footage showed smoke rising from the site of the crash, Dawn reported.
“An aircraft of #PIA en route from Lahore to Karachi has reportedly crashed just before landing at Karachi,” Radio Pakistan reported. The A-320 aircraft crashed near a residential colony near Karachi airport.
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