PAF pilot protected after coach plane crashes near Mardan

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PAF pilot protected after coach plane crashes near Mardan

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilot was reported to be protected after a coach plane crashed near Mardan, mentioned a PAF spokesperson on Wednesday.

According to a press launch, the PAF coach plane crashed on a routine coaching mission near Takht Bhai. The press launch clarified that the pilot had safely ejected out of the plane.

“A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident,” mentioned the press launch.

Second coaching plane crash in lower than per week

This is the second time in lower than week {that a} coaching plane of the PAF crashed after a Mirage plane crashed near Shorkot metropolis of Punjab’s Jhang district on Friday.

According to a PAF spokesperson, the Mirage plane, used for coaching by the air power crashed on a routine operational coaching mission. The official added that no lack of life was reported within the accident.

Moreover, final month two PAF pilots have been martyred after a coaching plane crashed near the M M Alam Base in Mianwali.

According to an air power spokesperson, the PAF FT-7 plane was additionally “on a routine operational training mission” when it crash-landed near Mianwali.