Pakistan Air Force fighter crashes into house

May 29th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) A Chinese-built FT-7 fighter of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed into a house Friday in Punjab province, killing one woman on the ground and injuring at least six people. The two pilots, however, ejected to safety.
The aircraft, which was on a routine training mission, came down on a rooftop in the Piplan area of Mianwali, approximately 200 km southwest of Islamabad.

The pilots were identified as Kamran and Musharraf.

The cause of the crash was being investigated, APP news agency quoted the air force as saying.

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