Airliner Carrying 131 Crashes In Pakistan: Air Official

Pakistani Airline Crash

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani airliner with 131 people on board crashed in bad weather near Islamabad's international airport on Friday, a civil aviation official said.

Sections:  news   travel   world   
Topics:  airlines   airplane crashes   crashes   islamabad   middle east   pakistan   weather   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet serviceFCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service
    U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
BING NEWS:
  • Flight AH5017:Algeria airliner with 116 onboard crashes in Niger
    An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital has crashed in Niger. "I can confirm that it has crashed," an Algerian aviation official said on Thursday. The unnamed official declined to provide details as to the location ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:55 am | View Link
  • Burning wreckage, bodies scattered after airliner crashes in Ukraine
    Broken pieces of the wings were marked with blue and red paint - the same colours as the emblem of the Malaysian airline which lost track of a Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that was carrying ... or a surface-to-air missile (that ...
    07/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • New Russian airliner vanishes from radar during demo flight in Indonesia
    The Sukhoi Superjet 100 took off from Jakarta, Indonesia, carrying 50 people ... a meter that detects leaks in pipes that funnel fresh air into the cabin. As the Superjet entered production, the Russian television station NTV reported that 70 engineers ...
    05/9/2012 - 12:01 pm | View Link
  • Airliner crashes near Islamabad
    A plane carrying 127 people has crashed in a residential area ... killing all 152 people on board – Pakistan’s worst-ever air disaster. Although Pakistan’s air industry has been booming, critics say standards have not always kept pace with the ...
    04/20/2012 - 11:06 am | View Link
  • Pakistani airliner carrying 127 crashes amid storm
    ISLAMABAD (AP) - Emergency workers with flashlights searched the smoldering wreckage of a passenger jet carrying 127 people that ... off course amid stormy weather. Bhoja Air started domestic operations in Pakistan in 1993 and eventually expanded to ...
    04/20/2012 - 8:36 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Air Blue Plane Crash
    A commercial Air Blue passenger plane with 152 people on board crashed due to bad weather in Margalla Hills near the capital, Islamabad, on Wednesday ...
    12/17/2014 - 8:47 am | View Website
  • Accident statistics
    Odds of being on an airline flight which results in at least one fatality : Odds of being killed on a single airline flight: 78 major world airlines
    12/16/2014 - 3:29 pm | View Website
  • Plane Crashes for Airlines in Asia, Australia and the ...
    Plane crashes, plane crash rates, and other siginificant airline safety events for selected airlines in Asia, Australasia, and the Pacific region.
    12/16/2014 - 6:54 am | View Website
  • Plane Crash In Pakistan Rare Video(Bhoja 20-04-2012) Bhoja ...
    Plane crash in Rawalpindi Bhoja Air Flight 213 Bhoja Air Crash Eye Witness Pakistan accident plan accident in Pakistan plan crash in Pakistan bhoja air ...
    12/16/2014 - 6:32 am | View Website
  • Crash | World Airline News
    Latest News and Photos powered by AirlinersGallery.com Images. Airline Videos, Route Maps and Aircraft Slide Shows. Framable Prints and Posters.
    12/15/2014 - 7:09 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News