Abb Takk News

Nation Remembers Victims of Airblue Plane Crash

ISLAMABAD: Ten death anniversary of Airblue plane crash victims is being observed today.

Airblue flight, ED200, crashed in the Margalla Hills on July 28, 2010, killing all 152 people on board.

The plane had taken off from Karachi.

The plane lost contact with the control tower shortly before the crash which occurred amid thick fog and heavy rainfall in Islamabad. The plane caught fire after the crash which severely hindered relief efforts.

Pakistani health officials have said they would have to use DNA tests to identify charred bodies plucked from the wreckage.

Most of the dead bodies were in pieces, only body parts, some of them badly burnt… The bodies were identified through DNA.