Islamabad : A Pakistan army plane on Tuesday smashed into a residential area near Rabi Plaza in Rawalpindi killing as many as ninteteen people.
Dunya News reported that 16 others have sustained injuries in the crash. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) was quoted by Dunya News saying that the Army Aviation plane was on its routine flight when it crashed near Rabi Plaza.
Two pilots and three crew members have been killed and at least four to five houses were engulfed by fire after the plane crash.
While the rescue staffs say that the plane lost control with the tower, the real reason for the incident is not known. Media reports said that Pakistan army has not yet given any details about the incident.
Fire brigade and rescue teams brought the fire under control and has launched an investigation into the accident.