PAF F-16 jet crashes in Islamabad; Wg Cdr Noman martyred
Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 aircraft crashed in Islamabad during the rehearsals of 23rd March parade, a spokesperson for the force said on Wednesday.
According to a PAF spokesman, Wing Commander Noman Akram embraced martyrdom in the incident.
Rescue teams have been dispatched towards the site of the crash, he said.
A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident, the statement said.
“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF F-16 aircraft crashed near Shakarparian, Islamabad during the rehearsals of 23rd March parade,” said the statement.