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Pilot dies as PAF training aircraft crashes in Mianwali

Pilot dies as PAF training aircraft crashes in Mianwali
August 10, 2017

PESHAWAR, 10 August: A fighter pilot of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was martyrdom when a training aircraft crashed in Mianwali due to technical fault on Tuesday night.

The PAF said in a statement that Wing Commander Mohammad Zeeshan was flying an F-7 aircraft when it encountered a technical fault and crashed near Sabzazar area of Mianwali. The body of the deceased pilot was recovered from the site of the incident and taken to PAF’s MM Alam Air Base in Mianwali, where the funeral was offered.

An investigation into the crash has been launched by the Pakistan Air Force.

A PAF training aircraft was also crashed in Mianwali in May this year. However, the pilot remained safe in that incident.


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