WASHINGTON: The United States of America has offered assistance to Pakistan for rescue and recovery operations after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed, killing all 47 on board.
Mark C Toner, Deputy Spokesperson for the State Department said, US has been following reports of the crash of a PIA flight, a domestic flight en route from Chitral to Islamabad. “Obviously, our condolences to the victims of that plane crash. We have offered assistance – any assistance we can offer to the Pakistani government,” he said. “Our embassy in Islamabad is in contact with the government to see if we can help with rescue or recovery operations.”