Pakistan International Airlines flight from Lahore to Karachi crashes near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi; 90 passengers & 8 crew members were on board during crash
New Delhi: A Pakistan International Airlines A-320 flight on its way from Lahore to Karachi crashed near Jinnah International Airport near Karachi. Confirming the crash, PIA spokesperson mentioned that Flight 8303 had 90 people and 8 crew members on board during the crash.
Footage from local TV channels showed the airline crashed into a residential area and smoke was rising from the crash site.
"An aircraft of #PIA en route from Lahore to Karachi has reportedly crashed just before landing at Karachi," stated a media outlet based in Pakistan.