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PAF aircraft crashes near Pindigheb, pilot safe


ISLAMABAD:

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) trainer aircraft crashed near the Pindigheb area of Attock district on Tuesday during a routine flight.

“The pilot ejected safely,” a PAF spokesperson said. “A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident.”

The spokesperson added that no loss of life or damage to infrastructure was reported on the ground.

Earlier in February, a PAF Mirage aircraft crashed near Shorkot in Punjab. The aircraft was on a routine operational training mission at the time of the incident, said a statement released by the PAF.

The had pilot ejected safely and no loss of life or property has been reported on the ground. A board of inquiry was ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident.

In January, two PAF pilots were martyred after an FT-7 aircraft on a routine operational training mission crashed near Mianwali.

Squadron Leader Haris bin Khalid and Flying Officer Ibaadur Rehman were martyred.

 



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