ISLAMABAD: A Pakistan International Airlines traveler plane flying from Chitral has slammed in Havelian on Wednesday, authorities said.
Reports uncovered that Junaid Jamshed was on the flight which slammed a while prior.
Concurring Civil Aviation Authority sources, minutes before the crash, the ATR-42 plane with 47 travelers disappeared from the radar close Havelian while it was en route to Islamabad.
Among the aggregate entirety of 47 individuals, including the flight group individuals there were 31 men, 9 ladies and 3 kids without any survivors
The plane took off from Chitral around 3:00PM however correspondence with the control tower was broken around 4:30PM, without further ado before it was going to land at its goal, Islamabad.
A CAA representative said look and protect groups for the missing plane have been mixed and are headed to the crash site.
CAA sources affirmed a mayday call from the pilot to the control tower without further ado before it lost correspondence with the plane.
At first an announcement from the PIA affirmed that the plane had disappeared, yet did not affirm the crash.
“We lament to advise that PIA’s ATR-42 air ship working as PK-661, bearing 40 people lost its contact with control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad a brief time prior. All assets are being assembled to find the flying machine. Media will be kept educated as circumstance creates,” said the PIA.
The PIA said a crisis reaction focus has been initiated and can be gotten to for upgrades.
Onlookers reported that they had seen a plane crash in the uneven zone close Havelian, close to the mandate manufacturing plant. Billows of smoke could be seen ascending from the.
Ground save groups had been sent to the zone, sources said.