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PAF jet crashes while on training mission near Mianwali

PAF jet crashes while on training mission near Mianwali
MIANWALI: PAF spokesman said on a training mission on Tuesday that two pilots embraced martyrdom as a plane from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Mianwali.
“Pakistan Air Force regrets that a PAF FT7, aircraft crashed near Mianwali while on a routine operational training mission. Both aircraft pilots embraced martyrdom in the sad incident,” PAF issued the statement.

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Earlier on December 2, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa had visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Mushaf in Sargodha, the military’s media wing said.
The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said General Bajwa was taken into the squadron and flew in an F-16 jet as well, adding that the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, flew a second F-16 jet.
Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan “has also commanded Mushaf Base, a tradition shared by many illustrious names of PAF,” it added.
“The base and its squadrons hold claim to some of the most valiant actions in the history of air warfare and is a proud repository of capability, skills and traditions,” the statement said.
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