Pakistan Air Force jet crashes, pilot ejects

Islamabad, Aug 17 (IBNS) : A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jet crashed near Sargodha while on a training mission on Thursday, Dawn reported quoting a Pakistan Air Force press release. The pilot ejected the aircraft safely.

“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF F7-PG aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Sargodha. The pilot of the aircraft ejected safely,” the statement read.

No loss of civilian life and property has been reported on the ground, it said.

“A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of [the] accident.”

Source: India Blooms News Service