RAWALPINDI: In a grave tragedy which brought the entire country to a standstill on Friday evening, a Bhoja Air flight crashed near the Islamabad Expressway, killing all 121 passengers and six crewmembers on board, sources confirm.
The Boeing 737-200, flying from Karachi to Islamabad, was carrying 110 adults, six children and five infants, as well as six crewmembers.
The list of the passengers who had checked in included: Abbas Ali, Abida Javed Malik, Adeel Chughtai, Aiman Ikram, Altamash Khan, Anisa Akbar, Anum Hussain, Asif Aftab, Asmaa Ahmad, Ataur Rehman, Azizur Rehman, Baqir Mehdi, Bibi Hameeda, Chand Baboo, Chd Faiq, Dilshad Kamaal, Dr Abdul Qadir, Dr Asadullah, Fahira Laiq, Farah Sajid, Fatima, Fehmeeda Zubair, Ghulam Farooq Qasmi, Ghulam Rehman, Gul, Gul Faraz, Gul Sharif Jana, Gul Zaman, Habibur Rehman, Hafeezur Rehman, Hafsa Chughtai, Hafsa Shahid, Haleema Sadia, Hamida Khadima Baloch, Haris Haris, Husun Nisa, Haris Haris, Husun Nisa, Imran Waheed, Irfan Ali, Javed Akhtar Malik, Javed Iqbal, Kalo Abbasi, Khwaja Raziuddin, Liauqat Ali, Masooda Begum, Mishir Jan, Mohammad Atiq Khan, Mrs Mohammad Latif, Mohammad Latif, Moiz Sadiq, Mrs Khalida, Ms Yumna, Muhammad Abdul Hafeez, Muhammad Anwar Khan, Muhammad Ashfaq Khan, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Qasim, Muhammad Shahnawaz, Muhammad Sohail, Muhammad Younus, Muhammada Abdullah, Mujtaba Siyal, Mukhan Jan, Munawar Sultana, Musarrat Shaheen, Nadir Khan Fazaldad, Nasreen, Nazmeen, Nighat Mehdi, Nihaluddin Alvi, Nisar Ahmed, Nuzhat, Qamar Aftab, Qari Muhammad Abdul Rahman, Rakh Shanda, Rakhshanda, Rashida Rehman, Raza Ali Khan Feroz, Ree Han, SM Saud Ishaq, Saba Amber, Sadaf Baloch, Sadaf Tanveer, Saeed Khan, Saeeda Akhtar, Sania Abbas, Sarah Chughtai, Sardar Shah, Sarwat Mumtaz, Shabbir Ahmad Awan, Shahid Iqbal, Shamima Abdullah, Shazia Baloch, Sobia Ubaid, Suleiman Chughtai, Sumaiyah Chughtai, Syed Muhammad Amjad, Syed Muhammad Rizwan, Syed Omar Ali, Syed Sajjad Ali Rizvi, Syeda Amjad Shaheen, Syeda Rizwan Sufia, Tabbasum Sarwat, Tabia Rehman, Talat Mahmood Qureshi, Tanveer Jan, Tariq Mehmood, Tasadouq Mahmood, Tasneem Begum, Tuba Shewar, Usman Rahim, Usman Rasheed, Uzma Inam, Wajat Abbasi, Wajiha, Yasmin Muhammad Sultan, Zaheer Shah, Zahida Aziz, Zaibun Nisa, and Zuhra Begum.
The crew members onboard were: Captain Noor Afridi, First Officer Javed Malik, Head of Cabin Crew Ammad, Flight Purser Ghazala Malik, Air Hostess Princess Flavia and Air Hostess Sanam Fareed.
Bhoja Air operates a small domestic scheduled network. It ceased operations in 2000 due to financial difficulties and succumbed to numerous debts, only to be re-launched this year.