A Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 40 people on board disappears from Radar in the north of the country, according to local media.
“We regret to inform that PIA’s ATR-42 aircraft operating as PK-661, carrying around 40 persons lost its contact with control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad a short while ago. All resources are being mobilized to locate the aircraft,” PIA spokesperson Danial Gilani said.
Rescue sources confirm #PK116 has crashed, it was last spotted near #Havelian, #Abbottabad #PK116Missing pic.twitter.com/YCdspxcbH4
— Daily Pakistan (@DailyPakistan) December 7, 2016
Junaid was on seat 27C #pk661 #JunaidJamshed pic.twitter.com/DkUKg32DGT
— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) December 7, 2016
Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 40 people on board crashes in the north of the country – media reports https://t.co/fFckd4pnZr
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) December 7, 2016
Geo News and Dawn News TV stations, citing civil aviation sources, said the plane lost contact with civil aviation authority at around 4.30 p.m. local time, 6:30 a.m. EST.
A PIA aircraft has lost contact with control tower. Plz see statement below. pic.twitter.com/AVcNXFL6E2
— Danyal Gilani (@DanyalGilani) December 7, 2016