Skip to comments.Pakistani passenger jet with 127 on board crashes
Posted on 04/20/2012 12:18:28 PM PDT by Justaham
A Pakistani passenger jet with 127 people on board crashed into wheat fields Friday as it was trying to land in a thunder storm at an airport near the capital Islamabad. Sobbing relatives of those on the flight flocked to the airport, and officials said there appeared to be no survivors.
Emergency workers used flashlights to search among the smoldering wreckage of the fuselage, smashed seats and body parts for any sign of life at the crash site, which was just a few kilometers (miles) from the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. One rescue official asked villagers to bring him sheets to cover the dead.
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may God rest their souls..
..................may God rest their souls...............
Thank you for telling me that what I was about to post would be totally out of line
Prayers for the dead and their families.
BBC has the story too:
not sure what you mean, but thanks.
i agree .. my initial thoughts were on the idea of 127 less muslims inhabiting the planet... its easy to forget that everyone is a person sometimes.
Of course, US airlines are concerned about fuel cost, noise and maintenance ...
“i agree .. my initial thoughts were on the idea of 127 less muslims inhabiting the planet... its easy to forget that everyone is a person sometimes.”
Unless they are unborn Muslims. Dilemma...
Hate reading about plane crashes. So many lost lives.
The Bhoja Air 737 was a -200 w/JT8D.
According to Wiki, the -200 type was retired from passenger service in the US but continues to fly pax in the third world.
That's a very old 737 -- maybe even a 737-100 [circa 1970 - ish], the oldest series. They had those skinny engines.
Pratt & Whitney made them.
The 737 went into service in 1968.