Pilot dies as PAF Mirage jet crashes


Staff Reporter

Karachi—Pakistan Air Force Mirage jet crashed near Musharraf Colony area on Tuesday, police said, adding the pilot Fayyaz has been killed. “A Mirage plane crashed near Musharraf colony,” Senior Superintendent Police city confirmed. The aircraft of the PAF took off from Masroor Base and crashed during flight at Musharraf Colony, it was reported. The jet was on a routine operational training mission when it crashed, a spokesperson from PAF said. “No loss of civilian life and property has been reported on ground,” a press release by PAF stated. “A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident,” it added.