Pakistan: a passenger plane with about 100 people in the area | the world crashes in residential

Just a few days after the resumption of domestic flights, a passenger machine in Pakistan crashes. So far, 41 bodies have been recovered, but there are also Sur

Pakistan: a passenger plane with about 100 people in the area | the world crashes in residential

Just a few days after the resumption of domestic flights, a passenger machine in Pakistan crashes. So far, 41 bodies have been recovered, but there are also Survivors.

Over a residential area of the Pakistani metropolis of Karachi has crashed a passenger plane On Board of the machine 99 passengers and eight crew members The flight, there were operating in Pakistan had only been a few days ago, resumed

+++19.22 PM: After the crash of a passenger plane in Pakistan, 41 corpses according to the Airline PIA has so far been recovered, at least two of the passengers had survived the accident. Previously had been of three Survivors of the speech.

The aviation group Airbus said: "Our thoughts are with all Affected." Further, it was said: "at The present time, Airbus is no confirmed information about the circumstances of the accident."

Update from Friday, 22.05.2020, 16.25 p.m.: , The in the South of Pakistan crashed passenger aircraft , with around 100 people on Board, technical problems had. The machine crashed shortly before landing in a residential area. Several bodies have now been recovered. At least three people survived the crash.

The plane had crashed in the vicinity of the city of Karachi a few minutes before landing, informed the aviation authority of the country. There were already around a dozen bodies recovered, at least three passengers had survived the accident but. The rescue action in the residential area proved to be difficult at first.

plane crash in Pakistan: an engine could have failed

TV footage showed a dense, black smoke . The ambulance drove to the crash site. The military and the police, locked up as a "Model Colony" known area about two kilometers away from the runway.

just before the crash the Pilot reported to the Tower technical problems of the machine, said the PIA chief Arshad Malik. Radio messages indicated failure of one engine of the machine. Eyewitnesses told local television stations that they saw the plane to the airport in circles before it crashed in the residential area.

first message of Friday, 22.05.2020, 12.35 PM: Islamabad - A plane , with around 100 passengers on Board, crashed in the South of Pakistan . The passenger plane was in the vicinity of the city of Karachi, a few minutes before landing in a residential area crashed, told the aviation authority of the country on Friday.

plane crash in Pakistan: the military and the police cordon off area

houses were damaged by the crash , as a spokesman for the aviation authority said. The military and the police closed off the area. Television footage showed a thick cloud of smoke, as well as the ambulance, which rushed to spot to crash. The injured were pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings.

The Pakistan International Airline operated Airbus was> on the way from the Eastern city of Lahore to Karachi

flight operation in Pakistan just a few days ago again

The crash occurred just a few days after the decision of the Pakistani authorities, the air traffic in the domestic resume. Because of the Corona-pandemic international flights in the South Asian country are suspended until the end of the month.

(red/dpa)

Updated Date: 22 May 2020, 13:35

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