Pakistani trainer jet crashes, two killed

A Pakistani Air Force (PAF) FT7P jet crashed on Tuesday, killing two pilots, according to local media. According to the local press, it was a training aircraft.

The plane crashed shortly after taking off from Alam Air Force Base. The cause of the crash remains unclear so far, and the Pakistan Air Force has not commented. In July 2019, a Pakistani armed plane crashed in Rawalpindi, a city in Pakistan’s Punjab province, during a training flight that killed 19 people.