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Former Pak PM Imran Khan escapes plane crash, makes emergency landing due to technical snag

According to reports, Imran Khan was on his way to Gujranwala by a special plane to address a rally on Saturday. The pilot of the plane then contacted the control tower and managed to land the plane safely.

Former Pak PM Imran Khan escapes plane crash, makes emergency landing due to technical snag AJR
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First Published Sep 11, 2022, 3:54 PM IST

A plane carrying former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday escaped a crash as the aircraft made an emergency landing due to technical glitch mid-air.

According to reports, Imran Khan was on his way to Gujranwala by a special plane to address a rally on Saturday. The pilot of the plane then contacted the control tower and managed to land the plane safely. 

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It is to be noted Khan continued his journey to Gujranwala by road after the emergency landing.

Quoting PTI leader Azhar Mashwani, Daily Pakistan reported that Khan's plane returned to Islamabad soon after takeoff due to bad weather.

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"Reports of any technical fault in the aircraft are incorrect," the PTI leader tweeted.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman has given a call to the workers and people to come out in different places of the country yesterday to show solidarity with him.

Speaking at the rally in Gujranwala, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman directly addressed the establishment and warned that it will be held responsible if the country and economy were to "plummet any further" under the incumbent government.

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"I want to ask the establishment ... the way this government is taking this country and economy down ... I know that you call yourself neutral but this nation will hold you responsible for the way the country is going down. They will hold you responsible because you could have prevented the country getting mired in this swamp but you did not do anything," he added.

Imran Khan is facing contempt of court charges for making controversial remarks against a female judge.

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