There were no survivors after a Pakistan International Airlines plane came down in mountainous terrain in the north of the country. The pilot had reported an engine problem before air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft.
Investigators have arrived at the scene of the plane crash that killed 47 in Pakistan. The passenger jet was en route from Chitral to Islamabad when it went down on Wednesday.
The head of Pakistan International Airlines, Azam Sehgal, has stepped down in the wake of last week's deadly plane crash that killed 47 people. The company claims the resignation was motivated by "personal reasons."
Pakistani celebrity Junaid Jamshed has died in a plane crash. His metamorphosis from a pop singer into an Islamist symbolizes the transformation of Pakistani society where religious extremism has overtaken music and art.
Pakistan International Airlines has said that a domestic flight has vanished from radar screens in the north of the country. Witnesses reported seeing the plane on fire before it hit the ground.
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