QUETTA: A Pakistan Army Aviation’s helicopter on Thursday crashed near Eastern Bypass area in Quetta during an emergency landing.
The copter was carrying injured Frontier Corpse (FC) officer to Quetta from Kohlu, a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated.
On April 15, 2017, a Mushshak training aircraft crashed in a village of Dina, near Jhelum due to technical glitch. The aircraft took off from Mangla Airbase for training exercise but met with an accident in Haral Village. However, both pilots Colonel Fazl-ur-Rehman and Captain Affan remained safe in the crash.
In October last year, a pilot of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) was killed after his Mirage jet crashed near Karachi’s Musharraf Colony.
On September 24, 2016, Flight Lieutenant Amer Shazad embraced martyrdom when an F-7 aircraft went down near the town of Jamrud, near the entrance to the Khyber Pass.
Marium Maukhtiar, one of Pakistan’s few female fighter jet pilots was martyred in a training crash in November, 2015.