Islamabad: A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft on Tuesday crashed at the Peshawar Air Base. According to a statement issued by the PAF, the FT-7PG aircraft came down while recovering from a routine operational training mission. The PAF said rescue operation was underway in the area.
“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF FT-7PG trainer aircraft, while recovering from a routine operational training mission, crashed during landing at Peshawar Air Base. “
According to the media sources the pilot lost his life in the incident. Quoting eyewitnesses, the correspondent said the jet caught fire came down on the runway. The pilot lost his life while attempting to save civilian population near the airport.