Two pilots martyred as PAF aircraft crashes near Peshawar

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  • No loss of life or property reported, PAF says.
  • PAF says crash occured during routine training.
  • Air Headquarters launches probe into incident.


Two Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilots embraced martyrdom on Tuesday as a trainer aircraft crashed near Peshawar during a routine training mission.

According to a statement issued by the PAF, no other loss of life or property was reported on the ground.

Meanwhile, the PAF spokesperson said that a board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the incident.

Earlier in September 2021, a small trainer aircraft had crashed near Mardan during a routine training mission.

In a similar incident in August 2021, a fighter trainer aircraft had also crashed during a routine training mission near Attock, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. “Both pilots had ejected successfully. No loss of life or property had been reported so far on the ground,” the official had said.