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Karachi- Funerals held for PAF officer who was killed in Karachi airplane crash

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Funerals held for PAF officer who was killed in Karachi airplane crash.

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Funeral prayer of Pakistan Air Force officer, Squadron Leader Zain Ul Arif Khan, who was killed in PIA plane crash of May 22, held at PAF Base Faisal in Karachi.

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SHOTLIST: KARACHI, PAKISTAN (MAY 30, 2020) (PAKISTAN AIR FORCE (PAF) – ACCESS ALL)

    PAKISTAN AIR FORCE PERSONNEL CARRYING COFFIN OF SQUADRON LEADER ZAIN UL ARIF KHAN, WHO WAS KILLED IN KARACHI AIRPLANE CRASH, AT PAF BASE FAISAL
    SOLDIERS PACING COFFIN FOR FUNERAL PRAYERS AND PRESENTING SALUTE
    VARIOUS OF RELATIVES AND PAF OFFICIALS OFFERING FUNERAL PRAYERS
    VARIOUS OF ATTENDEES PRAYING WITH RAISED HANDS
    COFFIN BEING PLACED INTO AMBULANCE

 

STORY: Funeral prayer of Pakistan Air Force officer, Squadron Leader Zain Ul Arif Khan, who was killed in PIA plane crash of May 22, was held at PAF Base Faisal in Karachi on Saturday (May 30). 

PIA flight PK 8303, flying from the eastern city of Lahore crashed about a kilometer short of the airport runway, killing 97 of the 99 people on board on Friday. There were two survivors from onboard the aircraft.

No fatalities were reported on the ground in the densely populated neighbourhood called Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport where the plane crashed.

Zain was posted at Air Headquarters, Islamabad and was travelling to Karachi to celebrate Eid with his parents.

His dead body was identified with the help of DNA and  was handed over to the PAF authorities for burial.

Air Vice Marshal Ahmad Hassan, Deputy Chief of the Air Staff (Engineering) and Air Vice Marshal Abbas Ghumman, Air Officer Commanding, Southern Air Command along with large number of PAF personnel,  civil and military officials and relatives of the victim attended the funeral.

Later, the martyred soul was laid to rest at PAF graveyard, Korangi Creek with full military honours.

 

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VNA Karachi….Shahab

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