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Pakistan International Airlines plane was carrying around 40 people

No survivors likely in crash of Pakistani plane carrying an estimated 40 people

There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday (7) in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said. PIA said its plane lost contact with the control tower en route to t

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