Renowned religious scholar Junaid Jamshed who was on board PIA’s ATR plane PKR-661 is feared dead.
According to Media, Junaid Jamshed, who was in Chitral for last few days for preaching reasons, was due to return to Islamabad from this flight.
Brother of Junaid Jamshed has confirmed the reports of Junaid traveling in the ill-fated plane.
At least 47 passengers have been feared dead as a Pakistan International Airlines plane flying from Chitral has reportedly crashed on its flight to Islamabad.
Flight PK-661 with 47 passengers went missing near Abbottabad while it was on its way to Islamabad. The flight departed from Chitral around 3:30pm and was expected to land at Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International Airport at around 4:40pm.
A PIA spokesperson told media that flight PK-661 had disappeared from the air control radar.