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May 26, 2020

 
 
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Passenger plane with 98 people on board crashes near Karachi airport
Passenger plane with 98 people on board crashes near Karachi airport
 

Adil Jawad

A jetliner carrying 98 people crashed Friday in a crowded neighbourhood near the airport in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi after an apparent engine failure during landing. Officials said there were two survivors from the plane but also found at least 57 bodies in the wreckage.

 
It was unknown how many people on the ground were hurt as the Pakistan International Airlines jet, an Airbus A320, plowed into an alley and destroyed at least five houses.

 
 
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