Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A-320 crashed near the Karachi Jinnah International Airport near its civilian location.
As soon as the plane crashed into the buildings, there was an explosion. Within seconds the black smoke rose in the air. The footage was found on a CCTV attached to the roof of a nearby house.
PK Singh was on his way from Lahore to Karachi. The 803 plane crashed just before landing at Karachi airport. The model fell into a colony in the Jinnagarden area of Malir.
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There were 99 people on board, including the crew. Sixty bodies have been recovered so far from the accident site. Pakistani Sindh provincial health minister said that since the aircraft crashed on top of the houses, the bodies found should be identified as belonging to the occupants of the aircraft or the locals. Three passengers were reported to have escaped miraculously.
In the final moments before the crash, recorded on the air tracking website, one of the pilots heard the Air Traffic Controller say that both engines were lost.
Karachi airport was closed following the accident. Pakistani Airlines gave permission to the airline days before the lockdown was lifted due to the Kovid virus outbreak.
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