PILOT MARTYRED AS PAF JET CRASHES NEAR MASTUNG


A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilot embraced martyrdom on Wednesday as his aircraft crashed in Khad Koocha area of Mastung during a routine training mission.

“The F-7 PG aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Mastung. The pilot of the aircraft embraced martyrdom in this tragic accident,” the PAF said in a statement.

A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident, the PAF spokesperson added.

Deputy Commissioner Mastung Mumtaz Khetran said a parachute was found on the site of the crash.