News24

Airliner crashes near Islamabad airport

2012-04-20 16:50

Islamabad - Pakistani aviation officials say a passenger jet with 127 people on board has crashed close to the capital.

They say the Bhoja Air jet crashed as it was landing in bad weather on Friday.

The officials didn't give their names because of the sensitivity of their positions.

Witnesses close to the Baria Town residential complex near the airport say emergency vehicles can be seen in the area.

Comments
  • Shirley - 2012-04-20 17:42

    Tragic!! Apparently 5 infants on board,no survivors. No warning from pilot of problem before landing. R.I.P. to all. The crash site looks horrific. 127 peoples lives gone in an instant.

  • Lynda - 2012-04-20 18:16

    How Awful......

  • pages:
  • 1