A Pakistani International Airlines plane crashed near the port city of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city. The spokesman for the aviation authorities reported this.
The plane had 91 passengers and 7 crew members. Two occupants may have survived the crash.
According to witnesses, the plane attempted to land two or three times. Then it crashed in a densely populated residential area in Karachi, near Jinnah International Airport.
It is not yet clear how many people died. First, Mayor of Karachi, Waseem Akhtar, announced that none of the occupants would have survived the crash.
After that, the aviation authorities announced that two passengers were still alive. The government is holding onto a survivor for now.
It is not yet known how many people were killed and injured in the residential area.
At least six houses have been destroyed, according to the mayor of Karachi. Statues show smoke, collapsed roofs and debris in the streets. Several cars also catch fire.
The emergency services are on site.