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Pakistan passenger plane crashes with at least 121 passengers on board

There are no survivors in the crash but at least 110 bodies have been recovered from the scene, a government official said.

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Pakistani rescue workers search through debris in Hussain Abad after the crash of a Bhoja Air Boeing 737 plane in the outskirts of Islamabad on April 20, 2012. (Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images)

A Pakistani passenger plane carrying at least 121 people crashed near Islamabad during a violent storm today, CNN said. 

The Bhoja Air flight was headed from Karachi to Islamabad when it crashed near the Pakistani capital. 

CNN reported no survivors in the crash have been found but at least 110 bodies had been recovered from the scene, a government official said.

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The Bhoja Air Boeing 737-200 was making its first evening flight from Karachi to Islamabad, where the weather was cloudy and investigators say conditions may have been to blame.

The flight data recorder was recovered at the crash site, Pakistan's Geo TV said.

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