Helpline numbers issued to inquire about PIA plane passengers
The concerned authorities have set up three helplines to facilitate the relatives of the passengers of the ill-fated PIA plane that crashed in Karachi on Friday.
To inquire about the plane crash incident or passenger details, you may contact
Hospital officials have confirmed the death of at least 66 passengers who were onboard a PIA plane flying from Lahore to Karachi on Friday.
Lieutenant Balach Mir of the Pakistan Army is one of the passengers whose death in the plane crash has been officially confirmed.
Three lucky people who are said to have survived the PIA plane crash are Bank of Punjab President Zafar Masood, air hostess Madeeha Irum and Muhammad Zubair.
A PIA passenger plane crashed in a populated area just before landing at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport on Friday afternoon.
The plane, Airbus 320, was carrying 91 passengers and seven crewmembers. Respected journalist Ansar Naqvi, senior director programming and senior bureaucrat Khalid Sherdil – CEO of the Urban Sector Planning and Management Services Company (The Urban Unit) – and model Zara Abid were also among the passengers.