NEW DELHI: A major accident took place in Pakistan on Friday afternoon. In this accident, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight going from Lahore to Karachi fell victim to a terrible accident. It is being told that there were 90 passengers on this flight. Out of which 9 people have died. However, the Rescue operation is in progress. According to Pakistani media, the incident happened near Karachi Airport. The accident occurred just before landing in Karachi.
This horrific accident occurred in a flight going from Lahore to Karachi. The accident is said to be very severe. In this accident at the time of landing, 9 people on board died on the spot. The rescue operation is still going on.
Prime Minister of Pakistan tweeted his condolence on this sad incident.
Shocked & saddened by the PIA crash. Am in touch with PIA CEO Arshad Malik, who has left for Karachi & with the rescue & relief teams on ground as this is the priority right now. Immediate inquiry will be instituted. Prayers & condolences go to families of the deceased.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) May 22, 2020
PIA spokesman Abdul Sattar confirmed the accident and said that Flight A-320 was carrying 90 passengers. The plane was going from Lahore to Karachi and crashed in Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir.