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Pakistan Air Force jet crashes

Christian Fernsby |
A Pakistan Air Force jet crashed in northeastern Punjab province yesterday during a training mission, an official statement said.

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Topics: PAKISTAN    AIR    JET    CRASH   

"A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Mirage aircraft, on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Shorkot [in Punjab province] today [Friday]. The pilot ejected safely and no loss of life or property has been reported on the ground," the PAF said in a statement.

There was no immediate cause cited for the crash.

A board of inquiry was ordered by the air headquarters to determine the cause of the accident, said the statement.

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