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PIA plane crash in Karachi on 22 May 2020. The history of air accidents in Pakistan

Pakistan Airline (PIA) Passenger plane flying from Lahore to Karachi.on 22 May 2020. The Flight PK 8303 has crashed into a residential area of Karachi Modal town. Killing at least 96 People and two passengers are confirmed to have survived the crash.

Pakistan has a long history of air accidents, including both civilian and military aircraft. Below we will review the history of air accidents in Pakistan.

According to the record office, to date, Pakistan International Airlines has suffered 21 major and minor accidents, while according to the website, Pakistan Air Force aircraft have suffered a total of 24 accidents.

The first plane crash of 2020 occurred on January 7, when a Pakistan Air Force plane crashed during a routine flight near the Punjab city of Mianwali. Both pilots were killed in the crash.

Similarly, on March 11, 2020, an F-16 of the Pakistan Air Force crashed near Shakarpur in the federal capital Islamabad.

The F-16 was engaged in rehearsals for the Pakistan Day Parade on March 23. The pilot was killed in the crash.

The biggest plane crash in 2019 occurred on July 30. The crash happened when a small Army Aviation plane crashed within the Punjab city of Rawalpindi, killing at least 19 people, including five soldiers.

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