You are here:    Home      Posts tagged "air crash"

Bangladesh plane carrying 71 people crashes in Nepal

KATHMANDU: A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, an airport official said, adding that 17 people on board had been rescued. The state of the other people on the flight from the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, operated by…

Read More
 

Iran grounds ATR planes after crash

Tehran: Iran’s civil aviation organisation has grounded ATR planes belonging to Aseman Airlines after one of them crashed this week with 66 people on board, state television reported Friday. The measure is temporary as authorities investigate the cause of Sunday’s accident, which saw an ATR-72 twin-engine plane, in service since 1993, crash in Iran’s Zagros…

Read More
 

Salman Ahmed pays pensive tribute to Junaid Jamshed

Salman Ahmed, famed vocalist and lifetime friend of Junaid Jamshed, paid musical tribute to his friend on his first death anniversary. Let’s see this clip.

Read More
 

Junaid Jamshed’s association with Samaa

Renowned religious scholar and Naat Khawan Junaid Jamshed had a deep connection with Samaa. Junaid Jamshed was seen on Samaa screen in different programs on multiple occasions including Independence Day celebrations. He also voiced his heartfelt desire in Nadeem Malik Live –a program in which he was tearful while singing Dil Dil Pakistan. He also…

Read More
 

First death anniversary of Junaid Jamshed and other PK-661 crash victims

ISLAMABAD: The first death anniversary of renowned singer turned Naat Khawan and religious preacher Junaid Jamshed is being observed on Thursday (December 7). According to Radio Pakistan, he died on this day in a plane crash while returning to Islamabad from Chitral last year. Last year on December 7, PIA aircraft ATR-42 turboprop plane, operating…

Read More
 

One year later, PK-661 crash still shrouded in mystery

By: Zamir Hussain Laghari The motives are still unclear as to why authorities are reluctant to make public the findings regarding crash of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 that killed all 74 onboard near Havelian. The tragedy on December 7, 2016 also claimed the life of renowned singer turned Naat Khawan and religious preacher…

Read More
 

Less known aspect of Junaid Jamshed’s personality

Renowned religious scholar and Naat Khawan Junaid Jamshed is well known for different aspects of his personality. Previously, he won recognition as a singer and then as a Naat Khawan and a religious scholar. There is yet another less known aspect of his personality. Know more about it from Nazahat Khan.

Read More
 

Song Dil Dil Pakistan wins foreigners hearts too

Famed religious scholar and Naat Khawan Junaid Jamshed is no longer among us but a song that became a statement and identity for him — Dil Dil Pakistan continues to rule the hearts of Pakistanis to date. The widely-admired singer wanted to join Pakistan Air Force as an F-16 fighter pilot. However, his weak eyesight…

Read More
 

Junaid Jamshed being remembered

Renowned religious scholar and Naat Khwan Junaid Jamshed is being remembered on his first death anniversary today (Thursday). It was this day right one year ago when PIA flight PK-661 of aircraft ATR-42 turboprop plane crashed near Havelian with 47 passengers and crew members on-board along with Junaid Jamshed and his wife. Thousands of Karachiites…

Read More
 

Junaid Jamshed: Air crash probe is still incomplete

The investigations regarding the Havelian air crash could not be completed despite the lapse of whole year. It was this day (December 7) last year when PIA aircraft ATR-42 turboprop plane, operating flight PK-661, crashed near Havelian. The air accident left 47 passengers and crew members on-board dead. Renowned Naat Khwan Junaid Jamshed along with…

Read More
 

UK air crash kills four

LONDON: Four people were killed Friday when an aircraft and a helicopter collided in Buckinghamshire, south England, local police said. Two people were killed in each aircraft, which came down in woods near Waddesdon Estate, near Aylesbury, according to Thames Valley Police said. Police chief Rebecca Mears said she could not yet give out the…

Read More
 

16 dead in US military plane crash in Mississippi

WASHINGTON: A US military aircraft has crashed in the southern state of Mississippi, killing 16 people, US media reported Monday. The US Marine Corps confirmed that a “mishap” involving a KC-130 occurred in the evening, without providing additional details. The Clarion-Ledger newspaper and CNN cited Leflore County emergency management director Fred Randle as confirming the…

Read More
 

Ten deadly air crashes in history

The very thought of air travel puts people on tenterhooks for fear of imminent air crash. Witnessing or surviving an air crash is one of the most painful and traumatic experience a human being can endure in his life. If the person survives the predicament, he is able to tell the whole world about his…

Read More
 

Junaid Jamshed’s body identified; funeral prayers on Thursday

KARACHI: Body of Islamic scholar Junaid Jamshed has been identified through his facial X-ray. His funeral prayers will be offered in Karachi on Thursday. Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Mushtaq Ahmed told reporters that the identification of Junaid Jamshed was made from his facial X-ray and history of his teeth. He said that Junaid’s family has been…

Read More
 

Plane crash: Airhostess Sadaf laid to rest

RAWALPINDI: PIA Airhostess Sadaf Farooq who lost her life in ill-fated Havelian plane crash has been laid to rest on Saturday. Earlier, body of the airhostess was handed over to her family after identification. Funeral prayer for the eternal peace of the PIA hostess was offered in her ancestral area, Kallar Syedan today. People in…

Read More
 

Wasim Akram’s wife sad on plane crash

KARACHI: Former captain Wasim Akram’s wife Shaniera expresses deep grief over death of Junaid Jamshed in plane crash that left 47 passengers dead two days ago. My thoughts my prayers & my condolences are with families of those we lost today on board flight #PK661 #PIACRASH — Shaniera Akram (@iamShaniera) December 7, 2016 Voicing her…

Read More
 

At least 19 dead in Russian helicopter crash in Siberia

MOSCOW: At least 19 people were killed when a helicopter crashed in northwestern Siberia, Russia’s Investigative Committee said Saturday. Investigators said in a statement that an Mi-8 helicopter carrying 22 people had crashed Friday night outside the city of Novy Urengoy and that “19 people have died from multiple injuries at the scene, according to…

Read More
 

PAF small plane crashes near Khyber Agency

PESHAWAR: A small training plane of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Khyber Agency area early Saturday killing an army officer on the spot. According to details, a fighter aircraft F7 crashed due fog near Khyber Agency and pilot Flt Lt. Omer Shehzad embraced martyrdom in the mishap near Khyber Agency. According to PAF spokesman,…

Read More
 

UAE helicopter crash in Yemen kills 2 crew

ABU DHABI: A United Arab Emirates helicopter from the Saudi-led coalition backing government forces in Yemen crashed on Monday, killing both crew, the military said of the second crash in two days. The Gulf federation’s military command, in a brief statement published by the official WAM news agency, did not specify the type of helicopter,…

Read More
 

Emirates suspends Sinai overflights after Russian plane crash

DUBAI: Emirates airlines said Sunday it has stopped flying over Egypt’s Sinai peninsula after a Russian passenger plane went down in the area with the loss of all 224 people on board. “Emirates is currently avoiding flying over the Sinai peninsula until more information is available,” said a spokesperson of the Gulf carrier. “We are…

Read More
 

Major Airbus accidents over the past decade

CAIRO: Following Saturday’s crash of an Airbus A321 in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people onboard, here is a list of major accidents involving Airbus jets over the past decade. – May 3, 2006: 113 people are killed after an A320 operated by Armenian carrier Armavia crashes as it prepares to land in the…

Read More
 
 

Must See

 

Samaa Cartoons

 
 
 

Most Read

 

In the News