On 28 November 2010 the IL-76 cargo aircraft took off from Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan for an onward journey to Khartoum, Sudan. Minutes after takeoff the aircraft caught fire and crashed into the residential area of a Navy Housing Scheme, killing 4 persons on the ground and causing substantial damage to property under construction.

The Irwin Mitchell Aviation team represents the families of a number of the ground victims and the Pakistan Navy. Proceedings have been filed in the Karachi High Court against Sunway Air, IMEDI L International (the insurer) and the Pakistan Civil aviation Authority.

If you would like to speak in confidence to an expert regarding this accident, or any other aviation incident you were involved in, please contact a member of the aviation team on 0800 056 4110. The team will be able to advise you on the accident, the relevant law and the parties who may be liable.

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