Visuals from Pakistan news channels showed smoke billowing in the sky. The plane went down in a residential area, near the Karachi airport.
Karachi: A Pakistan International Airlines flight from Lahore crashed near the Karachi airport, just a minute before it was to land this afternoon. , Flight was carrying 99 passengers and eight crew.
There are no reports on any survivors yet.
Footages show smoke rising from the site of the crash. Ambulances and rescue officials have been pressed into service to help residents.
Plane crash site in Karachi pic.twitter.com/CEBE7mB34J
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Media reports say the flight was an Airbus A320.
The area where the plane crashed that seems densely populated, which was very close to the Karachi airport.