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2 pilots of Pakistan Air force killed in crash

ANI | Updated: Jun 26, 2018 17:33 IST

Peshawar [Pakistan], June 26 (ANI): Two pilots of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Tuesday were killed after their training aircraft crashed in the country's northwest city of Peshawar.
"Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF FT-7PG trainer aircraft while recovering from a routine operational training mission crashed during landing at Peshawar Air Base. Rescue operation is in progress," Geo TV reported, citing, the Pakistan air force, as saying.
It is said to be believed that the plane crashed due to a technical glitch.
A huge smoke rising from the airport premises could be seen.
An emergency was declared at the airport after the incident. The fires were soon extinguished on the runway. (ANI)