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Saturday, 21 April 2012 - 8:35
Pakistan plane crash victims mourned
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Pakistan has begun mourning the victims of a plane crash in a residential area near Islamabad international airport.

All 127 people on board the Bhoja Air jet, flight BHO-213 from Karachi to Islamabad, are believed to have died.

Rescue workers have suspended their search of the wreckage in the village of Hussain Abad until this morning. No casualties have been found.

Officials stated that the Boeing 737's cockpit flight recorder has been recovered and would be handed to investigators.

The plane, believed to be carrying 121 passengers and 6 crew members, was making its final approach to the airport when the crash happened. There are reports of thunderstorms at the time.

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