According to Sources, Lahore to Karachi PIA Flight 8303 has crashed into a residential area near Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. The flight was carrying around a 100 people and crashed while the plane was about to land.
A fire broke out after the crash and fire brigade and security personnel reached the area. Jinnah Hospital has been put into Emergency and at the moment the exact number of causalities are unknown.
— Mansoor Ali Khan (@_Mansoor_Ali) May 22, 2020
Update #PIA Incident:
Army Quick Reaction Force & Pakistan Rangers Sindh troops reached incident site for relief and rescue efforts alongside civil administration.
Details to follow.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) May 22, 2020
The PK 303 from Lahore to Karachi has crashed just before landing the officials confirm. The Airbus A320 went down onto the residential quarters, houses also damaged. pic.twitter.com/I3gu3kIL9W
— Iftikhar Firdous (@IftikharFirdous) May 22, 2020
More to come.