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Pakistani Air Force JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft crashes during a training mission in Pakistan 1411112

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World Air Force News - Pakistan
 
 
Pakistani Air Force JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft crashes during a training mission in Pakistan.
 
A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) JF17 Thunder jet crashed into Mullah Mansoor mountain in Attock on Monday. The jet was on a routine operational training mission when it crashed, killing the pilot on board.
     
A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) JF17 Thunder jet crashed into Mullah Mansoor mountain in Attock on Monday. The jet was on a routine operational training mission when it crashed, killing the pilot on board.
JF-17 Thunder Pakistani Air Force fighter aircraft
     

Rescue teams found the body of Squadron Leader Mohammad Hussain three kilometers from the crash site.

Media reports had earlier stated that the pilot was safe after the jet had crashed on Mullah Mansoor mountains near Mansar Town after taking off from Kamra Airbase.

A regimental centre of the Pakistan Army known as AK Regimental Center is also located at Mansar.

The authorities have so far not given the reason for the crash.

PAF authorities dispatched helicopters and rescue teams to the crash site. The fire was put out by locals and the rescue teams.

Police have cordoned off the area and rescue teams have launched an operation to clear the debris.

An investigation board has been set up to probe the matter.