A Pakistan Army Aviation’s trainer aircraft, Mushshak, crashed near Gujrat during a routine training mission on Monday killing both the pilots. There was no casualty on the ground, as per the latest reports.
“Major Umer ( instructor pilot) resident of Gujarat, and Lieutenant Fiazan ( student pilot) resident of Kalar Kahar, Chakwal were killed,” confirmed Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Pakistan Army training ac Mushshak on a routine training mission crashed near Gujarat this morning. Both pilots Major Umer (Instructor Pilot) resident of Gujarat, and Lieutenant Fiazan (Student Pilot) resident of Kalar Kahar, Chakwal embraced Shahadat. Major Umer survived by wife – ISPR Press Release.
The latest incident came weeks after a PAF pilot was killed when his F-16 jet crashed near Islamabad ahead of National Day celebrations.
In January, an FT-7 jet trainer also crashed Punjab, killing both the pilots. Last July, 19 people perished when a Pakistani aircraft crashed into a residential area on the outskirts of Rawalpindi, the headquarter of the Pakistan Army.
In another press-release on 13th April, the ISPR stated that — Indian Army troops in total disregard to ceasefire agreement & international conventions initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations along LOC deliberately targeting the civilian population in Baroh, Dhudnial, Rakhchikri, and Chirikot Sectors.
Pakistan Army troops effectively responded and targeted those Indian posts which initiated fire. Due to indiscriminate Indian fire of heavy weapons and mortars, a two years old minor Muhammad Haseeb in Dhudnial Sector, embraced Shahadat while 4 citizens including a woman and 72 years old senior citizen in Baroh, Rakhchikri and Chirikot Sectors sustained serious injuries. Injured have been evacuated to the nearby health facility for necessary medical care.