Bank of Punjab President Zafar Masood survived Karachi plane crash

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Courtesy: Muneer Aqil Ansari

Karachi: Zafar Masud, the president of Bank of Punjab has miraculously survived in the Karachi’s plane crash on Friday.

A local TV has claimed that the Zafar Masood has been shifted to a hospital where his condition is stated to be out of danger

Earlier, a PIA’s flight number 8305 had crashed minutes before landing in Karachi’s Model Colony area on Friday.

Sources said that the plane coming from Lahore was carrying about 98 passengers and crew members.

Senior journalist and director programming of Channel 24 Ansar Naqvi was also onboard the PIA plane.

PIA sources said that Captain Sajjad Gul was flying the ill-fated plane, which crashed at 2:37pm local time.

They said that the landing gear of the plane had developed technical fault and crashed in Model Colony’s Jinnah Garden after hitting several houses.  Several houses have caught fire.

Fire tenders and ambulances have arrived at the site of the incident and are busy in carrying out rescue operation.