Pakistan plane crash kills 97 people
Addis Ababa, May 23, 2020 (FBC) – At least 97 people were killed and two survived when a plane crashed in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi, the army said on Saturday.
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-8303 crashed Friday into a residential area near Jinnah International Airport while landing with 99 passengers and crew on board, the Civil Aviation Authority confirmed in a statement.
The crash occurred days after the resumption of domestic flights following a month-long lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered an inquiry into the second plane crash since 2016, according to Anadolu Agency.