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Watch: Videos of Black Smoke from Residential Area after PIA Plane Crash in Karachi

Screenshot of the video.

Screenshot of the video.

The plane was carrying 99 passengers and 8 crew members when it crashed into a residential area in Karachi minutes before landing.

  • News18.com
  • Last Updated: May 22, 2020, 8:38 PM IST
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In a tragic incident on Friday afternoon, over 100 people lost their lives after plane of the Pakistan International Airlines crashed in a residential area in Karachi. The plane was carrying passengers from Lahore when it crashed just minutes before landing.

"The plane PK 8303 with 99 passengers and 8 crew members has crashed," said a spokesman for the national carrier.

Soon after the accident, social media was flooded with horrifying images and videos showing thick black smoke and specks of fire bellowing from the residential area with people running in panic.









A resident of the area, Abdul Rahman, said he saw the aircraft circle at least three times, appearing to try to land at the airport before it crashed into several houses.


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