Plane crashes near rawalpindi in Pakistan, over 120 killed

Plane crashes near chaklala airbase in Rawalpindi, Pakistan when Bhoja airlines flight B4213 attempted to land in bad weather. As per initial report over 120  people feared killed in plane crash. Plane crashes near residential area which leads to nearly 40 house on fire. The Bhoja Air Boeing 737-200 went down in farmland just a few kilometers (miles) away from the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, defense minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhar said on Friday. Mukhar said civil aviation officials had reported it was unlikely anybody had survived.
It was unclear if any casualties occurred on the ground, but the crash happened in what appeared to be a relatively unpopulated rural area. A violent rain and wind storm was lashing parts of the capital around the same time as the crash, which occurred about 6:40 pm. The aircraft had been traveling from the country's largest city of Karachi to the Pakistani capital, officials said. "We can see the plane's wreckage is on fire and we are trying to extinguish it," emergency official Saifur Rehman told a news channel from the scene. "We are looking for survivors." TV footage showed wreckage of the plane, including parts of what looked like its engine and wing, up against the wall of a small building. 


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