PIA plane crashes in residential area near Karachi airport


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PIA plane crashes in residential area near Karachi airport

Karachi, May 22 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed in a residential area near the Karachi Airport on Friday, an official has confirmed.

PIA spokesperson Abdul Sattar confirmed the crash and added that the flight, A-320, was carrying 90 passengers and eight crew members and was flying from Lahore to Karachi, reports Dawn news.

Footage showed plumes of smoke rising from the site of the crash.

Ambulances and rescue officials arrived at the scene to help residents.