Within a week time another trainer aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed this time in Mardan district Wednesday morning. The pilot of the plane survived, according to PAF authorities. The PAF plane that was on a routine flight when it crashed near Takhtbhai area of Mardan District after developing a technical fault though the pilot of the plane managed to eject before the aircraft nosedived.
“The PAF trainer aircraft crashed on a routine training mission near Takht Bhai. The pilot of the plane safely ejected out of the aircraft”. A communiqué of the PAF said adding “A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident”.
Hardly a week back a trainer jet of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Shorkot Punjab. The Mirage jet was on a training mission. The pilot of the aircraft remained safe.