127 dead in Islamabad plane crash

21st Apr 2012
127 dead in Islamabad plane crash

A plane carrying up to 127 people has crashed near Islamabad international airport killing all passengers onboard, including newly married couple and 11 children, according to reports.

The Bhoja Air plane, flight BHO-213, was flying from Karachi to Islamabad when it crashed close to the aiport bear to Baria Town after bursting into flames.

The incident, which is being investingated, has been linked with severe weather conditions, but the cause of the deadly crash is not yet known.

The carrier left Karachi at 17:00 local time and had been due to arrive at Islamabad at 18:50.

Bhoja Air, which was founded about 10 years ago, has not commented on the incident yet.



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