PIA flight PK-661 crashes near Pakistan's Abbottabad; 47 on board feared dead
A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane PK-661carrying 47 passengers crashed in a hilly area near Pakistanâ€™s garrison town of Abbottabad. Along with other passengers, the plane was carrying popular pop singer-turned-Islamic preacher Junaid Jamshed, his wife and Deputy Commissioner Chitral Osama Warraich on board . The plane was en route to Islamabad from Chitral in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
The national carrierâ€™s flight departed from Chitral around 3:30 PM and was expected to land at Islamabadâ€™s Benazir Bhutto International Airport at around 4:40 PM. For more information visit www.newsnation.in
Updated : 07 December 2016, 11:02 PM