Pakistan Army aviation PAC MFI-17 Mushshak trainer aircraft crashed in Jalalpur Jattan, Gujarat under unknown circumstances.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) trainer aircraft crashed during a routine training mission.
“Major Umer (instructor pilot), resident of Gujarat, and Lieutenant Fiazan (student pilot) resident of Kalar Kahar, Chakwal embraced Shahadat.”
Earlier, on March 11, days ahead of March 23 Parade, a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 jet crashed near Shakarparian area of Islamabad resulting in the death of Wing Commander Nauman Akram. On February 12, a Pakistan Airforce trainer aircraft crashed while it was on a routine training mission in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mardan.
Earlier On Feb 7, a Pakistan Airforce Mirage aircraft on a routine operational training mission crashed near the main Lahore-Multan Motorway. However, the pilots in both incidents of the plane crash in February ejected safely.
In January, a Pakistan Airforce aircraft crashed while on a training mission near Mianwali area. In this plane crash, both pilots identified as Squadron Leader Haris bin Khalid and Flying Officer Ibaadur Rehman who were on-board PAF FT-7 aircraft lost their lives in the crash.