A training plane of the Pakistan Air Force crashed near Pindigheb Tuesday morning.
According to the initial updates, PAF’s training plane crashed near Pindigheb during routine training. Pilots have managed to get off the plane safely. No casualties have been reported from the scene where the plane crashed. Air headquarters have created a high committee to determine the cause of the plane crash.
Earlier in March, the F-16 fighter airplane of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet crashed near Islamabad on Wednesday. According to PAF spokesperson, PAF Fighter jet F-16 jet was taking part in the March 23 rehearsal when it crash-landed near Shakarparian, Islamabad.
Police and rescue officials have cordoned off the crash site. However, the pilot flying the PAF Fighter jet embraced martyrdom in the crash.
According to a PAF spokesman, Wing Commander Noman Akram embraced martyrdom in the incident. A board of inquiry ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident, the statement said.
“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF F-16 aircraft crashed near Shakarparian, Islamabad during the rehearsals of 23rd March parade,” said the statement.
Earlier before that, a trainer aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Mardan.
A Mirage aircraft had crashed near Shorkot city of Punjab’s Jhang district the week before.