Pakistan air force says training crash kills 2 pilots

Pakistan air force says training crash kills 2 pilots
In this file photo, a Mirage aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) takes off at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex after an overhaul at the Mirage Rebuild Factory (MRF) in Kamra, west of the capital Islamabad on Dec. 27, 2017. (AAMIR QURESHI/AFP)
Updated 26 June 2018

Pakistan air force says training crash kills 2 pilots

Pakistan air force says training crash kills 2 pilots
  • In a statement, Pakistan’s air force said the aircraft went down near an air base Tuesday and that there were no reports of casualties on the ground
  • The air force has begun an investigation

PESHAWAR: Pakistan’s air force says a small aircraft has crashed during a routine training exercise killing the pilot and co-pilot in the northwestern city of Peshawar.
In a statement, it said the aircraft went down near an air base Tuesday and that there were no reports of casualties on the ground.
The air force has begun an investigation, the statement said. There were no additional details.
Plane crashes during training missions are common in Pakistan, where authorities usually don’t release details.