PAF jet crashes near Jhang


A pilot survived Tuesday when a Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashed near Jhang in the central Province of Punjab. The aircraft crashed at Muza Jannan, in Kot Shakir, near Jhang.

The jet, which took off at Rafiqi airbase, was on operational training exercise at Thal when it crashed. On the other hand, the statement issued by Pakistan Air Force said that a Mirage fighter aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Thal.

The Pilot of the aircraft Amad ejected safely, no loss of civilian life or property has been reported on ground.

A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident. Sources informed Online technical fault was the reason behind the crash of jet fighter.

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