>> Searching for clues among the wreckage of Flight PK661 in the mountains of Northern Pakistan. All 47 people on board killed when the plane crashed Wednesday afternoon. Rescuers working through the night to dig out the bodies of the victims many of them burned beyond recognition. Pakistani television showing a trail of debris engulfed in flames, still burning hours after it crashed.
Eyewitnesses saying it had caught fire before going down.>>
> Around 4 o'clock the control tower received the message that the engine had fail. After a few minutes the may day calls started then the plane disappeared from radar. Later we got the information that there had been a sighting that smoke had been seen on the mountains.
Pakistan International Airlines says it would be caring out a proper investigation.>>
>> The flight crashed just 25 miles from its destination, the capital city Islamabad. On board popular pop singer turned evangelical Muslim cleric Junaid Jamshed and a team of engineers from Australia and China. Working on a hydro-power project in the north of the country. Pakistan's airline industry has a poor safety record.
Six years ago, a passenger plane crashed in heavy rain near Islamabad, killing all 152 people on board.