PAKISTAN: SMALL MILITARY AIRCRAFT HAS CRASHED INTO A HEAVILY POPULATED RESIDENTIAL AREA OF WESTERN KARACHI KILLING SEVERAL PEOPLERecord ID: 383673
- Title: PAKISTAN: SMALL MILITARY AIRCRAFT HAS CRASHED INTO A HEAVILY POPULATED RESIDENTIAL AREA OF WESTERN KARACHI KILLING SEVERAL PEOPLE
- Date: 30th July 1998
- Summary: KARACHI, PAKISTAN (JULY 30, 1998) (RTV) 1. HAS AREA OF DATANAGAR SUBURB WHERE PLANE CRASHED WITH PEOPLE CROWDED IN STREET / HAS CROWDS OF PEOPLE STANDING AROUND WRECKAGE OF PLANE / SCU TAIL OF PLANE (3 SHOTS) 0.21 2. HA S FIREMEN SPRAYING FOAM ON WRECKED PLANE 0.28 3. SLV AREA OF CRASH WITH RESCUE WORKERS PAN TO WRECK OF PLANE BEING SPRAYED WITH FOAM / GROUP OF PEOPLE STANDING BY PILE OF WRECKAGE / SLV WRECKED PLANE PART IN WRECKED HOUSE COVERED IN FOAM / EMERGENCY WORKERS KNEELING BY WRECKAGE COVERED IN FOAM / HAS EMERGENCY WORKERS KNEE-DEEP IN FOAM / SCU EMBLEM ON SIDE OF WRECKED PLANE / HAS DESTROYED ROOM OF HOUSE / RESCUE OPERATION IN PROGRESS IN DESTROYED HOME /SLV WRECKED PLANE COVERED IN FOAM / MORE FOAM SPRAYED ON PLANE /HAS/TS RESCUERS IN WRECKED HOME (15 SHOTS) 1.49 4. SCU UNIDENTIFIED MAN AND SENIOR POLICE OFFICER SPEAKING ABOUT THE ACCIDENT (URDU) (2 SHOTS) 2.03 5. SCU ANOTHER MAN DESCRIBING HOW THE PLANE CRASHED (URDU) 2.40 6. SLV EXTERIOR OF HOSPITAL WHERE INJURED TAKEN / MV INJURED MAN LYING IN HOSPITAL BED (2 SHOTS) 2.48 7. SLV CHARRED BODIES IN MORGUE 2.54 Initials Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
- Reuters ID: LVA4EAFTQP4AN24A43SKM1QPNPLK
- Location: KARACHI, PAKISTAN
- Country: Pakistan ASIA
- Duration: 00:02:56
- Story Text: In Pakistan, a small military aircraft has crashed into a heavily populated residential area of western Karachi, killing several people.
An ambulance service spokesman said the aircraft was a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) training aircraft.He said he did not know if there were casualties.
Police confirmed the accident but had no details of casualties or damage.
Seven or eight ambulances were ordered to the densely populated Orangi Town's Datanagar area, the spokesman said.
Witnesses said a house was destroyed and there were reports of a man coming to ground nearby with a parachute.
The plane was thought to be a propeller-driven aircraft carrying a pilot and possibly an instructor.
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