Feb 23

Training airplane crashes in Model Town area of Lahore

LAHORE: Two people were killed in an aircraft crash in the Model Town area of Lahore on Thursday.

Express News correspondent Umair Ali reported that the aircraft, which belonged to Hybrid Aviation, had flown from Walton Airport.

The aircraft crashed in the porch area of House 143-H, which is reported to be near the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

Two people, a man and woman, were reported to be flying the plane and both have been killed in the crash. The dead were identified as Aniqa Qureshi, a flight instructor, and trainee Waqar Asif.

The area has been cordoned off by the police and a large number of rescue teams have reached the site.