1970 in Pakistan

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1970
in
Pakistan
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Decades:
See also: Other events of 1970
List of years in Pakistan

Events[edit]

August[edit]

  • 5 August, Pakistan International Airlines F27; Islamabad, Pakistan: The aircraft entered a steep dive and crashed about three minutes after a night takeoff in poor weather. All four crew members and 26 passengers were killed.

December[edit]

  • 31 December; Pakistan International Airlines F27; East Pakistan: The aircraft lost altitude and impacted about 300 feet (90 meters) short of the runway. Seven of the 31 passengers were killed.

Statistics[edit]

  • The city of Faisalabad has an estimated population of 726,000, while the capital Islamabad has an estimated population of 70,000.

See also[edit]