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PIA aircraft A-320 crashes in Karachi

 May 22, 2020

A Pakistan International Airlines aircraft, Air Bus, A-320 crashed in Karachi this afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, the aircraft enroute from Lahore to Karachi crashed just before landing at Karachi airport.

Ninety-nine passengers and eight crew members were on board. 

Meanwhile, the Sindh government has declared emergency at all the nearby hospitals to accommodate the injured of the incident.

According to ISPR, Army Quick Reaction Force and Pakistan Rangers Sindh troops have reached the incident site for relief and rescue efforts alongside civil administration.

Pakistan Army Aviation helicopters have flown for damage assessment and rescue efforts.

Urban Search and Rescue Teams are being sent on site for rescue efforts.

Akram/Malahat/ Zahid/Khokhar