ISLAMABAD: A commercial airbus of a private airline has crashed into Margalla Hills, a mountainous range behind Shah Faisal Mosque, apparently due to rough weather. Geo News Reported
According to preliminary reports, as many as 150 passengers including crewmembers were onboard.
Eyewitnesses said people witnessed airbus flying at very low altitude and it might have crashed due to rough weather.
Five people have been rescued from the wreckage of a private airliner crashed at Margalla Hills early on Wednesday.
One hundred and forty-six people including 139 adults, five kids and five crewmembers were onboard whereas 12 are those lucky people who missed the flight.
According to sources, an airbus 320 bound for Islamabad departed from Karachi at 7:50 am. The local residents said plane made low flight before the crash.
Rescue operation is underway despite difficulties because of hilly location of the incident site.
List of passenger that were on the plane by DawnNews: