Pakistan Air Force jet crash landed during routine operation in Punjab province

17 August 2017, 05:25 PM
Pakistan Air Force jet crash landed during routine operation in Punjab (Representative Image)
Pakistan Air Force jet crash landed during routine operation in Punjab (Representative Image)

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet F7-PG crash landed near Sargodha in Punjab province during routine operational training mission on Thursday.

"PAF reports with regret that an F7-PG aircraft crashed near Sargodha while on a training mission. Search and rescue operation is in progress,"the Dawn quoted as saying.

It is yet to be found that whether the pilot has survived the crash.

It is to be noted that that a senior PAF officer had died in an air crash near Mianwali while on routine operational flight little over a week ago.

Wing Commander Mohammad Shahzad attained martyrdom when an F-7 aircraft reportedly crashed due to technical fault near the Sabzazar area of Mianwali late on August 8. 

First Published: Thursday, August 17, 2017 05:21 PM
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