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Terrifying final moments of Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 CCTV Footage

Terrifying final moments of Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 CCTV Footage

CCTV footage has emerged of the final few moments of a Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft

The footage was taken from a security camera perched on top of a rooftop which had a clear view of the skyline as the stricken aircraft was seen descending on Friday.

During the final seconds of the flight, the aircraft can be seen traveling at a steep angle with its nose pointing upwards towards the sky. 

Within an instant, the plane is no longer visible as it disappears behind buildings. Moments later, a huge fireball can be seen rising into the air, followed by plume of thick black smoke.

Terrifying final moments of Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 CCTV Footage

CCTV footage has emerged of the final few moments of a Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft before it crashed into buildings in the city of Karachi

Terrifying final moments of Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 CCTV Footage

The plane could be seen descending quick with its nose pointing into the air as it struggled to maintain height

Terrifying final moments of Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 CCTV Footage

The aircraft then disappeared from view before it crashed into buildings in the city of Karachi

Terrifying final moments of Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 CCTV Footage

The smoke could be seen dominating the Karachi skyline in the moments after the crash 

Watch CCTV Footage HERE

Two passengers, miraculously, survived.    

The plane, according to reports, was attempting to land for a second time after aborting the previous attempt in a routine maneuver known as a go-around.

According to Dailymail, In the final moments before the crash, recorded on a flight tracking website, one of the pilots can be heard telling air traffic control that they had lost both the engines, before sending the international distress message, ‘Mayday, Mayday, Mayday’.

Eyewitnesses said the plane first hit a mobile tower and crashed over houses in Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir just a short distance from the airport. 

The wreckage and several buildings in the area caught fire. 

Soldiers and volunteers collect dead bodies at the site of the crash

Soldiers and volunteers collect dead bodies at the site of the crash

Fire brigade staff try to put out fire caused by the plane crash. It's believed 97 people lost their lives as a result of the crash

Fire brigade staff try to put out fire caused by the plane crash. It’s believed 97 people lost their lives as a result of the crash

Volunteers carry an injured person at the site of a plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan

Volunteers carry an injured person at the site of a plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan

Security personnel retrieve a body from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in a residential area of Karachi, Pakistan,

Security personnel retrieve a body from the wreckage of a plane that crashed in a residential area of Karachi, Pakistan,

A bulldozer works in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines crash today after the Airbus A320 smashed into a residential area of Karachi on Friday

A bulldozer works in the wreckage of the Pakistan International Airlines crash today after the Airbus A320 smashed into a residential area of Karachi on Friday 

This was the scene as emergency crews rushed to the scene of the plane crash in the Model Colony in Karachi

This was the scene as emergency crews rushed to the scene of the plane crash in the Model Colony in Karachi 

The plane wreaked devastation when it plowed into a poor residential area

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