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Pilot killed in Pakistan Air Force F-16 crash in Islamabad

Saudi Press Agency

Wednesday 1441/7/16 - 2020/03/11

ISLAMABAD, March 11, 2020, SPA -- A Pakistan Air Force F-16 fighter jet crashed on Wednesday in a parade ground in the capital, Islamabad, killing the pilot as he was rehearsing for a Pakistan Day air show, the air force said, according to Reuters.

Amateur video footage showed the U.S.-built aircraft appearing to lose control and nose diving before it hit the ground and caught fire.

The aircraft was taking part in rehearsals for a Pakistan Day air show on March 23.

12:36 LOCAL TIME 09:36 GMT

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