127 people killed as Bhoja Air plane crashes near Islamabad

All 127 people on board a Bhoja Air plane which crashed near Pakistan's capital Islambad have been killed, rescue teams said.

The Boeing 737, which was carrying 118 passengers and nine crew members, crashed in bad weather, according to local television stations.

The aircraft took off from Karachi at around 5pm (local time) and was due to land in Islamabad at 6.40pm but crashed just before touchdown, Geo News said.

Footage shows the wreckage following the crash near the Chaklala airbase: