Pakistan Plane Crash: The tragic plane crash near Karachi airport is feared to have claimed at least 37 lives. The PIA (Pakistan International Airport) flight took off from Lahore and was bound for Karachi when a technical snag developed and the plane crashed in a residential area in Karachi. Rescue and salvage effort is going on.
A video has now emerged showing dramatic footage of the crash site. The second plane was landing at Karachi Airport moments after the crash. In the footage, the crash site can be seen billowing smoke. The video appears to have been shot from inside the cabin of the second plane.
Check out the video below.
107 people were aborad the PIA flight out of which 99 were passengers and 8 were crew members. PIA flight PK-8303 was landing at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. The pilot of the crashed plane cried for help moments before the tragedy. His last words were recorded.
Sindh health department said that 37 people have been confirmed dead so far. However, it is not yet clear if the deceased are from the crashed plane or the area where the crash took place, the Dawn newspaper reported. Sindh Health Minister Azra Pechuho said there were three survivors.