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When only 10 nautical miles were left till the airport, the plane was at an altitude of 7,000 feet instead of 3,000 feet.(AFP)

Crashed PIA plane’s pilot ignored 3 warnings to lower altitude: Report

Karachi, Pakistan | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 03:24 PM IST
The national flag carrier’s PK-8303 tragedy on Friday, in which 97 people were killed and two miraculously survived, is one of the most catastrophic aviation disasters in the country’s history.
Shahid Ahmed holds his mobile phone displaying photo of his mother Irshad Begum, 72, who was killed in a plane crash, outside a morgue in Karachi, Pakistan.(Reuters)
Shahid Ahmed holds his mobile phone displaying photo of his mother Irshad Begum, 72, who was killed in a plane crash, outside a morgue in Karachi, Pakistan.(Reuters)

‘No Eid in our home’: Pakistani families mourn plane crash victims

Karachi, Pakistan | By Reuters | Posted by: Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 12:17 PM IST
The couple was among the 97 people killed when an Airbus A320, operated by Pakistan International Airlines, crashed into a Karachi neighbourhood - Pakistan’s worst air disaster since 2012.
Sindh health minister Azra Pechuho said while speaking to reporters late on Friday night that 82 bodies have been recovered from the site of the crash.(Reuters)
Sindh health minister Azra Pechuho said while speaking to reporters late on Friday night that 82 bodies have been recovered from the site of the crash.(Reuters)

‘I went towards the light’, says Pakistan plane crash survivor

New Delhi, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 10:51 AM IST
The Airbus A320 was flying from the eastern city of Lahore to Karachi in the south with 91 passengers and eight crew.
The plane had 107 passengers onboard when it crashed.(@FrankieTutkija/Twitter screengrab)
The plane had 107 passengers onboard when it crashed.(@FrankieTutkija/Twitter screengrab)

News updates from Hindustan Times: 3 amateur videos capture moments after Pakistan plane crash and all the latest news

New Delhi, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
A screengrab of a video shot near the residential area where the plane crashed in Pakistan.(@FrankieTutkija/Twitter screengrab)
A screengrab of a video shot near the residential area where the plane crashed in Pakistan.(@FrankieTutkija/Twitter screengrab)

3 amateur videos capture moments after Pakistan plane crashes near Karachi airport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 08:26 PM IST
Black smoke could be seen from afar at the crash site, said eyewitnesses. Some users posted videos on Twitter claiming five houses were destroyed in a residential area in Karachi due to the crash.
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