A passenger plane has crashed into houses in Pakistan moments after the pilot reported a technical fault today. The Sun Reports.
No fewer than 107 people on board are feared dead after the aircraft, which was on its final approach to Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, before crumbling down on several buildings.
The aircraft belonged to national carrier Pakistan International Airlines.
The civil aviation authority said eight staff and 99 passengers were on the plane.
A spokesman for the national carrier said: “The plane PK 8303 with 99 passengers and 8 crew members has crashed.”
The jet crashed near the southern port city of Karachi, Abdul Sattar Kokhar, spokesman for the civil aviation authority, confirmed.
Arriving from the eastern city of Lahore, the plane appeared to attempt to land two or three times before crashing, witnesses said.