PAF trainer aircraft crash-lands in Mardan

Published February 9, 2023
People gather near the PAF aircraft after it made an emergency landing in Takht Bhai on the outskirts of Mardan on Wednesday. — Photo by Muhammad Jamal Hoti
People gather near the PAF aircraft after it made an emergency landing in Takht Bhai on the outskirts of Mardan on Wednesday. — Photo by Muhammad Jamal Hoti

MARDAN: A trainer aircraft of Pakistan Air Force made an emergency landing here on Wednesday in the agricultural fields located in Fazalabad area of Takht Bhai tehsil.

Local people of the area told Dawn that they called the officials of Rescue-1122 when they saw the Pakistan Air Force trainer plane make an emergency landing in the agricultural fields.

They said people from the surrounding areas also rushed to the spot to offer help.

However, the Rescue-1122 staff said that they reached the spot after getting information about the incident and started their necessary operation.

They said that both the pilots of the aircraft were safe and evacuated by Pakistan Air Force officials.

Published in Dawn, February 9th, 2023

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