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Flying Officer Marium Mukhtar martyred in PAF aircraft crash

Flying Officer Marium Mukhtar martyred in PAF aircraft crash | TheNewsTribe.com

MIANWALI: Flying Officer Marium Mukhtar was martyred when her training aircraft crashed on Tuesday.

Flying Officer Marium Mukhtar was killed whereas Squadron Leader Saqib Abbasi was wounded.

Earlier,  PAF training jet crashed near Kacha Gujrat, site close to Mianwali Thursday during a routine operational training mission.

The formation of a board of enquiry has been ordered by the Air Headquarters to investigate the possible cause of the crash.

Within the past year alone, there have been at least three accidents involving Mirage aircrafts.

The most recent took place in Dera Ismail Khan in March 2015, and claimed the lives of two PAF officers. The causes of the crash were a technical fault and bad weather.

In 2014, three separate crash incidents claimed the lives of three pilots and one civilian, while eight other civilians were injured.