22 May 2020

Pakistan plane crash: Dozens dead as jet hits densely-populated area of Karachi

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

A Pakistani passenger plane with almost 100 people on board has crashed in a residential area of Karachi – with reports of many casualties on the ground.

The jet was coming in to land at Karachi airport when it went down – reportedly after describing an engine fault.

Officials say at least one passenger is believed to have survived – but rescuers are still searching the burnt out wreckage for bodies.