Pakistan Air Force jet crashes during training mission; pilot ejects safely

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes during training mission; pilot ejects safely.
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A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet crashed near Pindigheb, Attock on Tuesday during a routine training mission. The pilot ejected safely when the aircraft crashed.The PAF said in a statement that the jet went down a routine training sortie and there was no loss of life during the incident. The Air Force has set up a board of inquiry to probe the reason behind the crash. There was no word on which aircraft had crashed in today’s incident.The PAF has lost five aircraft this year in similar incidents. A PAF F-16 aircraft had crashed near Shakarparian in Islamabad in March during rehearsals for the March 23 parade. A pilot was killed in that crash.Earlier, a PAF trainer aircraft had come down on February 12 during a routine training mission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Mardan district. Also in February, a PAF Mirage aircraft crashed near the Lahore-Multan Motorway during a routine operational training mission.In January, a PAF aircraft on a training mission had crashed near Mianwali.

2020-09-15 06:20:32 Suhail Ahmad Baba



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