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Dennis Donovan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-27-10 04:29 PM
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Cargo plane crashes in Pakistan
Edited on Sat Nov-27-10 04:33 PM by Dennis Donovan
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KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) A cargo plane crashed into a residential area of Pakistan's largest city soon after takeoff Sunday, setting off a huge blaze. The aircraft had eight crew on board, the civil aviation authority said,

Casualties on the ground appeared likely.

An Associated Press reporting team at the scene said several buildings were on fire and loud explosions were being heard. The plane came down in a housing complex for Naval officers, the reporters said.

Aviation authority spokesman Pervais George said the Russian-made cargo plane was heading to Sudan when it came down two minutes after take off. He said he could not confirm any information on casualties.

The crash was the third in less than four months in Pakistan.

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