PAF trainer aircraft crashes near Attock

Both pilots ejected successfully and no loss of life or property has been reported


Our Correspondent August 06, 2021
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LAHORE:

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) trainer aircraft crashed near Attock on Friday during a routine training mission.

"Both pilots have ejected successfully. No loss of life or property has been reported so far on the ground," said a statement from the air force.

The statement added that a board of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the accident.

Last year in September, A PAF trainer aircraft crashed near the Pindigheb area of Attock district during a routine flight.

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"The pilot ejected safely," a PAF spokesperson had said adding that a board of inquiry had been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident.

Earlier in February of the same year, a PAF Mirage aircraft crashed near Shorkot in Punjab. The aircraft was on a routine operational training mission at the time of the incident, said a statement released by the PAF.

The had pilot ejected safely and no loss of life or property has been reported on the ground. A board of inquiry was ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident.

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