Pakistan Airlines flight crashes in Karachi

A Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 100 people on board has crashed in the Pakistani city of Karachi, an airline spokesman confirms.

According to information reported by CNN, the Pakistan’s Aviation Ministry said the flight was carrying 99 passengers and 8 crew members.

Flight PK8303 took off from Lahore and was due to land at 2:30 p.m. local time in Karachi but went missing from the radar, Pakistan Airlines spokesman Abdullah Khan said.

An emergency response protocol has been activated, he said.

Pakistan on Saturday resumed domestic flight operations in a phased manner as the government eased the nationwide-lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus that has claimed the lives of over 830 people in the country.

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