SA extends condolences after Pakistan plane crash

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has conveyed condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of all the victims of the Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-661 crash.

The domestic plane, which was on its way to the country's capital Islamabad from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, crashed into hills on Wednesday. It was carrying 48 people, including 42 passengers, five crew members and one ground engineer. There were no survivors.

“On behalf of the government and people of South Africa, I wish to send my deepest condolences to the government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, particularly the families and friends affected by the tragedy,” said President Zuma. - SAnews.gov.za