Accidents: Preliminary Report - Pakistani Charter Flight Claims 21 Lives

 - December 29, 2010, 8:01 AM

Hawker Beechcraft 1900, Karachi, Pakistan, Nov. 5, 2010–The twin turboprop, operated by JS Air Pakistan, crashed soon after takeoff on a charter flight from Karachi-Jinnah International Airport to an oil field in Bhit Shah, Pakistan. All 17 passengers and four crewmembers were killed and the aircraft was destroyed. The investigation is being conducted by the Pakistani government’s civil aviation authority, with assistance from the NTSB.