No survivors in Pakistan commercial plane crash with 48 aboard

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_DEU130308AA002.jpegLAHORE, Pakistan — A Pakistan International Airlines flight with 48 people aboard crashed in a mountainous area of the country Wednesday, leaving no survivors, airline officials said.

The commercial flight, with 42 passengers, five crew members and one ground engineer, went missing shortly after taking off from the Pakistani city of Chitral for Islamabad, PIA said. Airline spokesman Daniyal Gilani said the plane had lost touch with control tower operators. The passengers included two infants, and a famous singer, Junaid Jamshed, as well as three foreigners from Australia, South Korea and China.

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