Pakistan passenger plane crashes in north of country

Police official says Pakistan International Airlines flight PK661, which had about 47 people on board, has crashed en route to Islamabad from Chitral

A file photo of a Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane arriving at the Benazir International airport in Islamabad.
A file photo of a Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane arriving at the Benazir International airport in Islamabad. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters

A Pakistan International Airlines plane with about 47 people on board has crashed in the mountainous north of the country, police and the civil aviation authority said.

PIA said a plane bound for the capital, Islamabad, from the northern town of Chitral lost contact with the control tower en route.

 

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