Plane crashes

African Independent - - EDUCATION -

IS­LAM­ABAD: A Pak­istani plane car­ry­ing 47 peo­ple crashed on Wed­nes­day on a do­mes­tic flight from the moun­tain­ous north­ern city of Chi­tral to Is­lam­abad, aviation au­thor­i­ties said. An ear­lier air­line state­ment said the ATR-42 tur­bo­prop air­craft had lost con­tact en route from Chi­tral. “A plane has crashed and lo­cals told us it is on fire,” said Saeed Wazir, a se­nior lo­cal po­lice of­fi­cial. – AFP

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