Fact Checked: Here’s the truth behind these pictures of plane crash

Fact Checked: Here's the truth behind these pictures of plane crash

A few pictures of a plane crash are being shared on social media claiming that they are from a flight crashed in Puttaparti.

The post was uploaded on June 9, 2019, and the caption read,”today Flight crashed in Puttaparti. Place name is gangampalli. Almost 10 members is dead.”

FACT CHECK

When NewsMobile fact-checked the post, we found the claim to be fake.

On putting the images to Reverse Search Image, we found that these are pictures from different crashes.

Three of the images are from 2016 PIA PK 661 plane crash.

All 48 people on board the plane on the way to Islamabad from Chitral lost their lives.

 

Another picture was published in Hindustan Times on December 12, 2012, had the image with the caption ‘File-photo-Villagers-stand-near-wreckage-of-a-Pakistani-air-force-fighter-jet-that-crashed-in-Attock-near-Islamabad-Pakistan-AP-Photo-Ghulam-Shabbir‘.

When we run a Google search using Key world ‘Flight crashed in Puttaparthi’ and found no reports related to it.

The above information proves that the post is fake.

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