Pilot martyred as PAF jet crashes near Mastung

MASTUNG: A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilot embraced martyrdom on Wednesday as his aircraft crashed in Khad Koocha area of Mastung during a routine training mission.

"The  F-7 PG aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Mastung. The pilot of the aircraft embraced martyrdom in this tragic accident," the PAF said in a statement. A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident, the PAF spokesperson added. Deputy Commissioner Mastung Mumtaz Khetran said a parachute was found on the site of the crash..

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