A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Mirage jet crashed near Karachi's Musharraf Colony area on Tuesday, police said, adding the pilot Wing Commander Fayyaz died in the incident.
"A Mirage plane crashed near Musharraf colony," Senior Superintendent Police city confirmed.
The PAF aircraft took off from Masroor Base and crashed during flight at Musharraf Colony, it was reported.
The jet was on a routine operational training mission when it crashed, a spokesperson from PAF said.
Rescue teams reached the site of the crash.
"No loss of civilian life and property has been reported on ground," a press release by PAF stated.
"A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident," it added.