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45 killed as Pak plane crashes

Source: PTI
July 10, 2006 14:29 IST
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A Pakistan International Airlines plane crashed minutes after takeoff near Multan airport in Punjab province on Monday, killing all 45 on board.

The Fokker-688 going to Lahore crashed after hitting power lines. The plane was immediately engulfed in flames and there are no survivors, a PIA official told Geo TV.

Beside 41 passengers, the plane was carrying four crewmembers.

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