Austrian among Islamabad plane crash dead

An Austrian businessman is among those killed in a plane crash in Pakistan earlier today (Weds).Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, a spokesman for the Austrian foreign ministry, said Mirko C. had lived in Göttingen, Germany, for some time. The 60-year-old Austrian-born had been working for a German company and had been on a business trip, Launsky-Tieffenthal added.A total of 152 people were confirmed to have been killed in the crash that occurred this morning in the Margalla Hills outside the city of Islamabad.