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Pakistan Plane Crash 2012: Chequered past of Karachi-based Bhoja Air

Pakistan’s Bhoja Air, whose ill-fated 27-year-old Boeing 737 aircraft that crashed near Rawalpindi, 10 km away from Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Friday, with 127 on board, had a chequered past. Bhoja Air came under debt crisis and ceased its operations in 2000 but re-launched in 2011. In fact, the ill-fated flight was on its maiden flight from Karachi ...

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Pakistan’s 27-year-old Bhoja Air’s Boeing 737 with 127 on board crashes

Pakistan’s Bhoja Air’s 27-year-old Boeing 737 aircraft crashed near Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International Airport on Friday, with 118 passengers and nine crew members on board, confirmed the Civil Aviation Authority. The Bhoja Air flight 213, which took off its maiden flight from Karachi at 5 pm on Friday after a gap of 11 years, crashed at 6:40 pm near Chaklala ...

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