Zara Abid (Urdu: زارا عابد; 4 April 1992 – 22 May 2020) was a Pakistani model and actress. She had been featured in various photoshoots. She made her film debut in the movie Chaudhry, directed by Azeem Sajjad.She was one of the passengers who died aboard PIA Flight 8303, which crashed in Karachi, Pakistan on 22 May 2020.
On 22 May 2020, Abid was amongst the passengers of the PIA Flight 8303, which crashed while on final approach for landing near the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi; she was said to be returning to the city after attending her uncle's funeral in Lahore. A flight manifest released by PIA showed her name on the list of passengers. Ninety-seven deaths were reported from the 99 people onboard, and she was not reported as one of the survivors. She had been modeling for clothing brand Sana Safinaz at the time when she had to reportedly leave for Lahore. Some initial reports claimed she had survived the accident. After the crash, Abid's brother told the media that her family were still looking for her at the hospital where the injured were admitted, and that they were waiting for an update from authorities. Her brother appealed to stop the spread of fake news regarding the matter.
Tributes started to pour in on social media as soon as news of the plane accident broke out. Many celebrities from the fashion and entertainment industries expressed their condolences when her death was confirmed.