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PAF trainer aircraft crash lands

Published Aug 07, 2012 02:51am

CHARSADDA, Aug 6: A Pakistan Air Force Mushshak trainer aircraft made an emergency landing at the fields near Turangzai graveyard due to technical fault here on Monday.

The pilot squadron leader Ibrahim and his assistant co-pilot Imran escaped unhurt while the aircraft got partially damaged.

The aircraft flew from Risalpur airbase but developed technical fault near Turangzai, seven kilometres from Charsadda, but the staff skillfully landed the aircraft in the fields.

Soon after the incident, DCO Charsadda Ajmal Khan, DPO Nisar Ali Marwat, SP investigation Ikhtiar Gul Khattak, DSP Shahid Khan and the air force staff reached the site.