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ISLAMABAD: A trainer aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday crashed near Peshawar and the two pilots on board martyred.
According to a statement issued by PAF, the aircraft was on a routine training mission when the incident occurred. Both the pilots embraced martyrdom, while no other loss of life or property was reported on the ground.
Meanwhile, the PAF spokesperson said that a board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the incident.
Earlier in September 2021, a small trainer aircraft had crashed near Mardan during a routine training mission.
In a similar incident in August 2021 a fighter trainer aircraft had also crashed during a routine training mission near Attock.
“Both pilots had ejected successfully. No loss of life or property had been reported so far on the ground,” the official had said