web-fbWASHINGTON: The United States of America has offered assistance to Pakistan for rescue and recovery operations after a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed, killing all 47 on board.

Mark C. Toner, Deputy Spokesperson for the State Department said, US has been following reports of crash of a PIA flight, a domestic flight en route from Chitral to Islamabad.

“Obviously, our condolences to the victims of that plane crash. We have offered assistance – any assistance we can offer to the Pakistani government.”

“Our embassy in Islamabad is in contact with the government to see if we can help with rescue or recovery operations.”