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Severe Air Crash shocks Pakistan – Crashed near Karachi – fears many death!!


Pakistan crash pilot sent Mayday with ‘lost engines’!!

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Ananda Mukhopadhyay : Spot News : 22nd May :: New Delhi ::

Rescue workers gather at the site of a passenger plane crash in a residential area near an airport in Karachi, Pakistan May 22,

(Reuters) – The pilot of a crashed Pakistan International Airlines jet sent a Mayday and told controllers the aircraft had lost power from both its engines on its second attempt to land, according to a recording posted on monitoring website liveatc.net.

After the aircraft reportedly called off an earlier attempt to land and went around for a second attempt, a controller radioed the pilot of flight 8303 that he appeared to be turning left, suggesting he was off-course.

The pilot replied, “We are returning back, sir, we have lost engines,” and the controller cleared the plane to land on either of Karachi airport’s two West-Southwest-facing runways.

Several people were feared dead after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 90 passengers and eight crew members crashed in a residential area near the Karachi Airport on Friday, Dawn reported.


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