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Pakistan: Two killed as training aircraft crashes in Faisalabad

Pakistan: Two killed as training aircraft crashes in Faisalabad
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Faisalabad [Pakistan]: A training school aircraft crashed in Faisalabad on Friday, killing the instructor and the trainee pilot.

The aircraft was completely destroyed as a result of the crash. According to reports, the plane took off at 12:40, 15 minutes after which it crashed due to a technical fault.

The Express Tribune quoted rescue 1122 official Faisal Zia as saying, “The captain, Ahmed Hassaan, and Moaz bin Asad died on the spot.”

In December last year, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight carrying 48 people, which was en route to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral crashed near Abbottabad. (ANI)