ISLAMABAD Dec 7 A Pakistan International
Airlines flight carrying more than 40 people crashed on
Wednesday en route to Islamabad from the northern city of
Chitral, a regional police official said.
The national flag carrier confirmed in a statement that
Flight PK-661 had lost contact with air traffic controllers on
Laiq Shah, a senior police official in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
province told Reuters by telephone that the plane had crashed in
that region, near the town of Havelian.
He said rescue personnel were en route to the scene.
(Reporting by Jibran Ahmad and Asad Hashim; Writing by Kay