Bad News Junaid Jamshed dead in PIA plane crash 7 December 2016
ISLAMABAD: Famous singer-turned-Islamic-preacher Junaid Jamshed has also been said to on board the Islamabad-bound flight that crashed near Havelian on Wednesday. Reportedly, the renowned singer’s brother confirmed that he was on board the flight, along with his wife.
Junaid Jamshed is a famous Islamic preacher and travels extensively for preaching purposes. Jamshed was already in Chitral for preaching-related work.The passenger list also included Jamshed and his wife’s names. Speaking to Geo News, Junaid Jamshed’s fellow preacher Mehmood Alam said that Jamshed was in Chitral for a preaching trip of ten days.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan also expressed his condolence over the tragic crash in a tweet on social media platform Twitter.
A Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane flying from Chitral crashed on its flight to Islamabad, officials said.
According Civil Aviation Authority sources, the ATR-42 plane with 47 passengers went missing from the radar near Havelian while it was on its way to Islamabad.
Eyewitnesses said they had seen a plane crash in a hilly area near Havelian, near the Ordinance factory. Clouds of smoke could be seen rising from the area of the reported crash.
Ground rescue teams had been sent to the area, sources said.