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Pakistan Air Force aircraft crashes

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, Jan 26, IRNA -- A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft crashed Wednesday in the country's eastern province of Punjab, official sources said.

The aircraft came down during a training mission in Mianwali, however the pilots of the aircraft managed to escape.

According to an air force spokesman, it was an FT-7 training aircraft. It crashed soon after takeoff from the base.

A woman trainee pilot Fatima and her instructor Wing Commander Waqar Ahmad were critically injured in the crash and were later shifted to a PAF Hospital in a helicopter.

The PAF and security agencies cordoned off the area and launched investigation to know the cause of the crash.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30781252

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