April 21st, 2012
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Pak plane crashed killing all onboard

plane-crashIslamabad: Pakistan passenger airliner Bhoja Air jet, flight BHO-213 from Karachi to Islamabad that had 121 passengers and six crew on board crash in a residential area near Islamabad international airport. Officials confirmed that there are no survivors. The Bhoja Air flight from Karachi burst into flames after coming down in fields near a village on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital as it tried to land in rain and hail at the city’s international airport. Rescue workers resumed their search of the wreckage in the village of Hussain Abad on Saturday morning.

Officials say the Boeing 737’s cockpit flight recorder has been recovered and would be handed to investigators.The plane was making its final approach to the airport when the crash happened. There were reports of thunderstorms at the time. Bodies are being recovered, Brigadier Sarfraz Ali, who is co-ordinating recovery work, told reporters. So far 110 bodies have been recovered from the crash site, Brigadier Sarfraz Ali, who is heading the recovery efforts, told reporters.”We cannot identify them because some of the bodies are not recognisable,” he said.



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