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Many Feared Dead As Pakistan Plane Crashes Into Residential Area With 107 On-board

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A Pakistan international Airline plane has crashed into residential area near the airport, with 107 people, after it disappeared from the radar

The plane crashed into a residential area near Karachi Airport while the Airbus A320 was on its final approach from Lahore after the pilot reportedly notified authorities of a technical fault

Many casualties are feared after a plane carrying more than 100 passengers and crew crashed into houses shortly after the captain reportedly notified air traffic control of a technical fault.

The Pakistan International Airlines jet was on its final approach to Karachi Airport when it went down in a residential area near Model Colony and disappeared from radar shortly before it was due to land.

A number of houses were destroyed and a major rescue operation was underway to save any survivors amid a huge fire that filled the area with choking black smoke.

A civil aviation authority spokesperson told local media that 99 passengers and eight crew members were on board the Airbus A320.

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