Boeing 737 Crashes in Islamabad

    Pakistani rescue workers and local residents search through debris at the site of a plane crash in the outskirts of Islamabad on April 20, 2012. Up to 130 people are feared dead after a Boeing 737 crashed while trying to land in bad weather near the Pakistani capital Islamabad on April 20, officials said. The Bhoja Air flight from Karachi came down outside Islamabad's international airport, police official Fazle Akbar said, adding that emergency teams have been sent to the site. AFP PHOTO / AAMIR QURESHI (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Pakistani officials said they had recovered 50 bodies from a downed Boeing 737 that crashed near the Islamabad airport. The plane was carrying 121 passengers. The Karachi-to-Islamabad flight was scheduled to land at 6:40 p.m. local time and belonged to Bhoja Air, a small Pakistani airline that offers only domestic flights. Rescue teams searched through the wreckage for survivors at the crash site near the Benazir Bhutto International Airport. Two of the passengers are said to have been newlyweds on their honeymoon.

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