Another Airliner crashed near Islamabad, the New Bermuda Triangle for Planes, while trying to land during a thunderstorm, with all one hundred twenty seven (127) people on board dead.
إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعونَ
The Bhoja Air Flight from Karachi burst into flames after coming down in fields near a village on the outskirts of Capital Islamabad as it tried to land in rain and hail at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport.
Bhoja Airline said the Boeing 737-200 was carrying one hundred twenty one (121) passengers, including eleven (11) children, as well as six (6) crew.
Following is a chronology of Major Air Crashes in Pakistani Capital Islamabad, the New Bermuda Triangle for Planes.
Crash 6th August, 1970
A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Fokker F27 Turboprop Aircraft crashed while attempting to take off from Islamabad in a thunderstorm, killing all thirty (30) people on board.
Crash 8th December, 1972
A Pakistan International Airline (PIA) Fokker F27 crashed in Rawalpindi, near Islamabad. All twenty-six (26) people on board were killed.
Crash 28th July, 2010
An Airblue Airbus 321 crashed into hills outside Islamabad while preparing to land, killing all one hundred fifty two (152) people on board.
Crash 20th April, 2012
A Bhoja Air Airbus 737 from Karachi came down in bad weather near Islamabad. All one hundred twenty seven (127) people on board were killed.