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Engine failure causes plane crash in Gulistan e JauharKarachi

21 people were killed on Thursday morning when an aircraft crashed in Gulistan e Jauhar near Pehelwan Goth in Karachi.
The Beexhcraft plane of JS Air crashed immediately after its take of. It was carrying 19 passengers and two crew mwmbers.
After the plane took off from Karachi airport at 7.15 am, the pilot discovered that one of engines has failed.
He immediately informed the air tower and was advised for an emergency landing.
However, before the pilot could land the plane, it crashed in the open ground near the airport.
Lt Col Noor Alam, an army officer who participated in the rescue operation, told the media: “No one survived the
crash. There were no casualties on the ground as the aircraft crashed into an open field.
The situation is under control and the army mounted the best possible rescue operation.”
Army personnel cordoned off the area and began pulling bodies out of the debris after dousing the flames.

Ambulances of Chippa welfare service took at least 12 bodies to the Jinnah Hospital.

Alam said all the bodies were charred beyond recognition and it was impossible to make out whether the dead
were Pakistanis or foreigners.
“One of our officers fainted on seeing the bodies,” he said.
The nose of the aircraft had to be cut to remove the bodies of the pilot and co-pilot, Alam said.
The aircraft was taking a group of workers to the Bhitshah oilfield near Karachi. JS Air had been chartered by the US oil company to ferry its workers as part of a weekly change of shift at the oilfield.
Due to security concerns, the workers are flown directly to the oilfield. Besides the pilot and co-pilot, 17 passengers including one foreigner, a guard from the Airport Security Force and a technician were on board the aircraft, officials were quoted as saying by TV news channels.

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