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More than 90 killed in Pakistan plane crash

07-28-2010 19:06 BJT Special Report:Passenger plane crashes in Islamabad |

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More than 90 bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a Pakistani passenger plane which crashed near its capital city Islamabad on Wednesday.

Police say the black box of the crashed plane has been found and is being decoded by Pakistani airforce. Now the cause of the accident is under investigation.

With 152 people on board, the AirBlue flight Airbus SAS plane was flying from Karachi to Islamabad when it crashed at 10am local time. A Pakistani civil aviation official said the plane was about to land at Islamabad airport when it lost contact with the control tower. Pakistani troops have been mobilized at the crash site, with seven helicopters joining rescue work. Dozens of passengers' relatives gathered at Islamabad airport crying and desperate to get information about their loved ones. Pakistani President and Prime Minister have expressed their grief over the aircraft crash.

Amir Mehmood, Relative of passengers on crashed plane, said, "My older brother was coming from Karachi on this Air Blue flight. We have no further information. His name is on the list of passengers."

Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: CNTV

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