Breaking: PAF Jet Crashes Near Mastung, Pilot Martyred

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilot was martyred after his aircraft reportedly crashed in Khad Koocha area of Mastung, on Wednesday morning.

The PAF said in a statement,

The F-7 PG aircraft, was on a routine operational training mission when it crashed near Mastung [in Balochistan province]. The pilot of the aircraft embraced martyrdom in this tragic accident.

The reason for the crash has not been determined yet but the Air Headquarters has set up a board of inquiry to determine the cause of the accident.

According to the Deputy Commissioner Mastung Mumtaz Khetran, a parachute was found at the site of the crash.

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