The international community has extended condolences on the tragic incident that occurred on Friday afternoon as PIA passenger flight crashed in Karachi.
A passenger plane of national flag carrier airline crashed in a residential area of Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport on less than a minute before landing.
PK-8303 had 97 people on board, including 85 passengers and 12 members of the flight crew.
After the tragic accident, condolences messages from the international community are being shared on social media expressing sorrow on the loss of precious lives.
Head of states, politicians, actors, and many others took to social media to extend their wishes for the victims and families affected.
The news from Pakistan this morning is devastating. To the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the crash of PK 8303, and to everyone affected by this terrible tragedy, our hearts go out to you. Canadians are keeping you in our thoughts today.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 22, 2020
Deeply saddened by the loss of life due to a plane crash in Pakistan. Our condolences to the families of the deceased, and wishing speedy recovery to those injured.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 22, 2020
My heart goes out to the families of victims who lost their lives in the PIA plane crash in Karachi. I offer my sincere commiserations to the people and the government of Pakistan. Afghans stand with you in this moment of grief.
— Ashraf Ghani (@ashrafghani) May 22, 2020
I’m sorry to hear about the air crash in Pakistan in which many lives have been lost. News of survivors is a ray of hope & I pray that there are many miraculous stories of survival tonight. My deepest condolences to the families of those who have perished.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 22, 2020
Deeply saddened to hear about the #planecrash in #Karachi. My heartfelt condolences to all the families who have lost loved ones and sending my prayers for the speedy rescue & recovery of the ones who are injured. 🙏🏻
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) May 22, 2020
Truly shocked & saddened by the news of the tragic #planecrash in #Karachi…
Heartfelt condolences to the families who lost their loved ones & prayers for the souls of the victims…
…🤲 إِنَّا لِلّهِ وَإِنَّـا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعون 🤲…#Humanity 🙏
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) May 22, 2020
— Dr. Bu Abdullah (@Dr_BuAbdullah) May 22, 2020
I’m a little late to this news but just heard about the tragic plane crash in #Karachi.. I don’t even know what to say at this point. Sad and unfortunate. May the lost souls rest in peace 🙏🏻😞
— ARMAAN MALIK (@ArmaanMalik22) May 22, 2020