A domestic passenger jet carrying 152 people crashed into the hills surrounding Pakistan’s capital on today morning. The accident occurred in the Margalla Hills. Smoke and flames were seen rising through heavy clouds. The plane was on its final approach to the Benazir Bhutto International airport on a rainy morning. The plane was flying from Karachi to Islamabad.
Rescue workers are trying to access heading to the scene, but the progress is slow due to mountains and inclement weather. Islamabad has been hit by heavy rains for the past few days and the city was covered by fog and low-lying clouds.