Army trainer aircraft crashes in Swabi, pilots eject safely


PESHAWAR: A training aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force crashed in Swabi district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday.


In a short statement, PAF spokesperson Air Commodore SM ALi said that a K-8 trainer aircraft was destroyed when it crashed during a training mission in Zaida village of KP’s Swabi district.

The spokesman added that both pilots of the aircraft ejected safely.

He further said a board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident.

No loss of civilian life or property was reported on the ground.