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In pics: Pakistan plane crash

April 21, 2012, 2:03 am
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • A civilian plane crashed in the outskirts of the Pakistani capital of Islamabad due to bad weather and all 127 people on board the flight are feared dead.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • The Bhoja Airlines-213, a domestic carrier that has just 4 planes and only resumed operations last month after suspending them in 2001 due to financial difficulties, was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • There were 127 people on board the Boeing 737 and the aircraft made last contact with the air traffic control at 6:40 pm on Friday evening.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • Out of the 127, 118 were passengers and nine were crew members on the ill-fated aircraft.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar said the plane was reportedly seen catching fire before the crash and the authorities are trying to retrieve the black box.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • According to the reports, the plane crashed in a residential area near Rawalpindi Airport.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • A violent rain, wind and thunder storm was lashing the capital at the time of the crash, which occurred about 6:40 pm local time.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • The Benzir Bhutto International Airport was shut after the crash and all flights have been cancelled.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • The airliner crashed into a farmland and is completely destroyed.
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  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash
  • In pics: Pakistan plane crash