A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with about 47 people on board crashed in the mountainous north of the country on Wednesday, police and the civil aviation authority said.
PIA said a plane bound for the capital, Islamabad, from the northern town of Chitral lost contact with the control tower en route.
The aircraft was carrying “around 40 people”, the airline said in a statement, but the civil aviation authority said 47 people were on board. It is not clear if there were any casualties.
“Rescue teams are reaching the scene of the crash, and then we will know more,” Civil Aviation Authority spokesman Pervez George said.