Two killed as army plane crashes in Pakistan

Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Two pilots were killed when an army aircraft crashed in Pakistan’s Punjab province on Tuesday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the aircraft was on a training flight when it crashed in the Gujrat district of Punjab, Dawn online reported.

In November 2015, PAF suffered the loss of its first woman pilot when her training flight crashed near Mianwali city.

A military helicopter carrying diplomats to inspect a tourism project crashed in May 2015, killing seven people, including the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines.

In August 2015, another military helicopter being used as an air ambulance crashed near the northern district of Mansehra, killing 12 people.

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