The pakistani authorities say that the number of perishing in a plane crash in the southern city of Karachi on Friday was 97, and that two people survived the accident.
the Plane crashed in a residential area in Karachi, but there are no reports of deaths in the densely populated area. Havarieksperter found Saturday, the aircraft's two black boxes.
One of the survivors from the crash says he jumped out of the burning flyvrag.
the Plane from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) of the type Airbus 320 crashed into residential buildings after both of its engines was put out, as it drew near Karachis airport.
Its wings cut through the rooftops and sent flames and røgsøjler in the weather before it hit a street and triggered a many hours long rescue operation.
the Crash happened just a few days, after that commercial air services were resumed after having been decommissioned because of the coronavirus pandemic.
When the plane hit the ground I had regained consciousness. I saw flames all over everything. I could not see other people, " says the 24-year-old Mohammad Zubair in a video clip, where he has been interviewed in his hospital bed. Interviewed about his miraculous survival is posted on social media.
There was a scream for help from the children, adults and the elderly over everything. The screams came from everyone. I opened my seat belt and went towards a light that I could discern. Then I jumped out, says Zubair, who was burned, but whose condition is stable.
A second passenger also survived the crash. It is yet unclear whether there are killed on the ground, and if so, how many.
While the first message from the mayor of the town was that all on board had perished, as was reported from the pakistani aviation authority according to the news agency dpa that at least two passengers had survived the crash.
It is, according to the AFP confirmed by the health authorities - at the same time, according to the reports clear, that no more persons than they two have survived the crash.Footage from Karachi showed Friday big and dark røgskyer rise up around the buildings in the inhabited area.
the passenger plane was on its way from Lahore, in northeastern Pakistan, to Karachi, which is located in southern Pakistan out to The Arabian Sea.
Around at 14.30 local time on the afternoon of lost tower contact to the plane.
the Accident occurred, while the pakistanis are preparing to celebrate the end of ramadan and beginning of Eid al-Fitr, why many travel home to, amongst other cities, towns and villages.