Islamabad, Pakistan Air Force reports with grief that a Fighter Aircraft, while on a routine operational training mission, crashed due to technical fault near Baldia Town, Karachi. Both pilots Wing Commander Khurram Samad and Squadron Leader Umair Elahi embraced Shahadat in the aircraft crash.
PAF immediately dispatched fire tenders and ambulances for the rescue and relief operations at the site of crash. PAF, as per the rules will provide compensation to the loss of life, property and medical expenses of the injured. A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident.