Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303

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Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303
AP-BLD PIA A320 at DAC (20-02-16).jpg
AP-BLD, the aircraft involved in the accident, in 2016
Accident
Date22 May 2020
SummaryAircraft crashed on final approach; cause under investigation
SiteNear Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan
24°54′42″N 67°11′16″E / 24.91167°N 67.18778°E / 24.91167; 67.18778Coordinates: 24°54′42″N 67°11′16″E / 24.91167°N 67.18778°E / 24.91167; 67.18778
Total fatalities97
Total injuriesAt least 10 (2 onboard, 8 on ground)
Aircraft
Aircraft typeAirbus A320-214
OperatorPakistan International Airlines
IATA flight No.PK8303
ICAO flight No.PIA8303
Call signPakistan 8303
RegistrationAP-BLD
Flight originAllama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, Pakistan
DestinationJinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan
Occupants99
Passengers91
Crew8
Fatalities97
Injuries2
Survivors2
Ground casualties
Ground fatalities1
Ground injuries7

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 8303 was a flight in Pakistan. It was between Allama Iqbal International Airport in Lahore, Punjab and Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Sindh. The plane crashed on its final approach into Karachi in the Model Colony area of the city on 22 May 2020. The crash killed 97 people of the 99 people on board and one on the ground. It injured 9 others: 2 on the plane and 7 on the ground.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pakistani passenger jet crashes near Karachi airport". Deutsche Welle. 22 May 2020.