India An A320 of the Pakistani company PIA crashes in a district of Karachi
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PAKISTAN-AVION: An A320 of the Pakistani company PIA crashes in a district of Karachi
NEIGHBORHOOD KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - An Airbus A320 of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) with 99 people on board crashed Friday over a residential area of Karachi, in the south of Pakistan, the company citing a technical problem.
A very first assessment communicated by a doctor from Karachi reports at least five deaths. But the mayor of Karachi said the authorities' opinion was, at this point, that no survivors would be found among the occupants of the aircraft.
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According to the specialized site FlightRadar24.com, the aircraft is an Airbus A320 in service for fifteen years. He operated flight PK 8303 between Lahore and Karachi.
The manufacturer Airbus said to be informed of the accident and adds to await further details.
"The last time the pilot spoke, he said he had a technical problem," company spokesman Abdullah H. Khan said in a video message.
According to a civil aviation official interviewed by Reuters, it seems that the plane was unable to deploy its landing gear. However, he considered it premature to determine with certainty the cause of the disaster.
Images broadcast by Geo television show ambulances trying to make their way through the crowd gathered near the scene of the disaster, which appears to be a densely populated area, above which stands a column black smoke. Several cars were also on fire.
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"The plane first hit a mobile phone tower and crashed into homes", testified Shakeel Ahmed, near the accident site located a few kilometers from the airport.
The army and the emergency services rushed to the scene.
Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is in contact with PIA management, has promised an "immediate investigation" into the causes of the tragedy.
(Syed Raza Hassan, with Asif Shahzad in Islamabad; French version Bertrand Boucey and Henri-Pierre André, edited by)
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