Islamabad: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with 47 people on board on Wednesday crashed near Havelian in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan, the media reported.
— Dunya News (@DunyaNews) December 7, 2016
Flight PK-661 from Chitral went missing near Abbottabad while it was on its way to Islamabad.
PIA spokesperson Danial Gilani in a statement said, “We regret to inform that PIA’s ATR-42 aircraft operating as PK-661, carrying around 40 persons lost its contact with control tower on its way from Chitral to Islamabad a short while ago. All resources are being mobilised to locate the aircraft. Media will be kept informed as situation develops.”
A PIA aircraft has lost contact with control tower. Plz see statement below. pic.twitter.com/AVcNXFL6E2
— Danyal Gilani (@Danyal_Gilani) December 7, 2016