Helicopter crush

Pakistan military helicopter crashes during landing, kills 2

A Wing Commander and a Flying Officer lost their lives in the incident.

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 23, 2014 shows a Pakistani Air Force Mi-17 helicopter flies over the Presidential Palace during a parade marking the country's National Day in Islamabad.

 

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 23, 2014 shows a Pakistani Air Force Mi-17 helicopter flies over the Presidential Palace during a parade marking the country’s National Day in Islamabad. (AFP)

Updated: Jun 26, 2018 15:25 IST

By Indo Asian News Service, Indo Asian News Service, Islamabad

Two Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilots died on Tuesday when a trainer aircraft crashed during landing at the Peshawar Air Base, an official spokesperson said.

A Wing Commander and a Flying Officer lost their lives in the incident, PAF officials told Dawn News.

The accident, according to the Air Force, took place when the aircraft was returning from a routine training mission.

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