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Pakistani air force plane crashes during training, one dead

RIA Novosti

12/09/200911:46

MOSCOW, September 12 (RIA Novosti) - A pilot was killed when a Pakistani air force plane crashed during a training flight on Saturday, national media said.

The accident happened in east Pakistan, not far from the city of near Gujranwala.

The pilot survived the initial crash, but died later of his injuries in hospital.

Reports say a technical problem with the Mashak training plane was behind the accident. There were no reports of injuries or damage on the ground.

Pakistan has seen a number of accidents recently involving military aircraft. On August 5, a military helicopter crashed in the northwest of the country, killing 26.



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