Islamabad: All 152 on board a private Pakistani airline flight from Karachi were killed when the jet crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly wooded Margalla Hills near this Pakistani capital on Wednesday morning. Airblue flight 202, coming in from Turkey via Karachi, abruptly lost contact with the airport here and crashed near the popular Damanekoh resort at about 9.45 a.m., about two hours after it had taken off from Karachi. Interior Minister Rehman Malik confirmed that nobody had survived the crash. There were 152 people on board the Airbus A-321, includng six crew members.
Image: Pakistani rescue workers look for survivors at the site of the passenger plane crash in the mountains of Islamabad on Wednesday, July 28, 2010. (Photographs copyright AP)