Pakistan Plane crashes in Residential area Near Rawalpindi
A Pakistan Plane B4-213 boeing 737 with 127 passengers on board, which flew from Karachi at 5:00 PM was suppose to land in Islamabad at 6:40 PM, but crashed just before touchdown in Residential area Near Rawalpindi
GEO News reported that 127 passengers were on board at the time of the crash.
All those on board are believed to have died in the crash, FOX News Channel reported, citing accounts from rescue workers on the scene.
Witnesses told Dunya News that flames could be seen rising into the air at the crash site, and fire has reportedly engulfed several buildings nearby.
The plane had flown from Karachi, and was due to land in Islamabad at 6:40pm local time.
It crashed about six miles (10 kilometers) from the runway of Islamabad airport.
Speaking from Karachi, local journalist Muhammad Yousuf told Sky News that the Bhoja Air plane was undertaking its maiden flight when it came down.
He added that nine of the passengers were children