Two pilots were martyred when a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) training aircraft crash near the M.M. Alam Base in Mianwali on Tuesday.
A spokesperson of PAF said that during “routine operational training mission”, a PAF FT-7 aircraft had crash landed near Mianwali.
The two pilots including Squadron Leader Haris bin Khalid and Flying Officer Ibaadur Rehman, embraced martyrdom in the aircraft crash, he informed further. He said that a board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident.
In January 2019, a PAF pilot flying the same aircraft had embraced martyrdom when he crashed in similar circumstances in the Khad Koocha area of Mastung, Balochistan.—INP