Pakistan civil aviation officials say at least 2 survived plane crash

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KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistan civil aviation officials now say at least 2 survived plane crash near Karachi.

An aviation official says a passenger plane belonging to state-run airline Pakistani International Airlines has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi.

The Mayor of Karachi at the scene originally said none of the 107 passengers or crew survived.

Witnesses said the Airbus A320 appeared to attempt to land two or three times before crashing crashing in a residential area near Jinnah International Airport. Local television reports showed smoke coming from the direction of the airport.