Another Muslim terror attack - this time bomb set off on plane carrying mostly Muslims
Karachi; December 7, 2016
We regret to inform that PIA’s ATR-42 aircraft operating as PK-661, carrying around 42 persons lost its contact with control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad a short while ago. All resources are being mobilised to locate the aircraft. Updates will be provided here as situation develops.
PIA's emergency response center has been activated and can be accessed at the following phone numbers for updates:
A Pakistani plane with 47 people on board has crashed, with one of the country's best known musicians among the dead. The Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 aircraft vanished after taking off from the Northern Chitral region, the airline has stated. Pakistani pop star, actor and TV presenter Junaid Jamshed was among those who perished when the plane crashed. It is also believed two children were among the casualties. So far 21 bodies have been recovered from the site of the crash, AFP reports, with local legislator Sardar Aurangzeb Nalota saying there is 'no chance' anyone survived. The national carrier confirmed in a statement that Flight PK-661, from the city of Chitral to Islamabad, had lost contact with air traffic controllers. It is understood that a mayday call had been made shortly before the plane disappeared. Officials have said it is very unlikely that there will be survivors from the crash. Taj Muhammad Khan, a government official based in the Havelian region, told Reuters: 'All of the bodies are burned beyond recognition. The debris is scattered. Daily Mail Read More>>>>>