The Plane Crash, 127 People Killed

The Plane Crash, 127 People Killed

Islamabad : Pakistan | Apr 21, 2012 at 2:57 AM PDT
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Bhoja Air Boeing 737 plane crash in Islamabad Pakistan kills all on board

At least 127 passengers and six crew members died in a plane crash Boeing 737, owned by Air Bhoja in a residential area not far from Islamabad international airport, Pakistan, Friday (20/3) evening local time.

Plane with the number BHO-213 departed from Karachi to Karachi to Islamabad Friday afternoon. But the ill-fated plane just crashed in a landing in Islamabad.

Not known with certainty the cause of this tragedy. The local authorities have secured the black box recordings in order to deepen the communication crew before the accident occurred.

'' I saw the plane landed and suddenly let out a fire,'' said Samab Ahmad, told reporters on Friday night.

Besides being hard collision, the fire made ​​a life expectancy of the victims is very small. While the difficulty of the evacuation team to rescue the victim because of the muddy conditions at the site after being hit by rain.

'' The debris caught fire around the fuselage is broken,'' explained a rescue team from the local police.

The plane itself is set off from Karachi at around 17:00 and is expected to arrive in Islamabad at 18:50 local time

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Police and rescue workers go through the wreckage of a Boeing 737 airliner which crashed in Islamabad
Police and rescue workers go through the wreckage of a Boeing 737 airliner which crashed in Islamabad
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