PESHAWAR: Pakistan Air Forceâ€™s (PAF) Mushshak aircraft crash-landed in Painda Khan village, in the outskirts of Peshawar on Thursday.
Police said that the trainer aircraft was on a routine flight when its engine developed a technical fault, and the pilot had no option but to crash-land.
â€œThe pilot managed to land in a deserted area, which caused minor injuries. However, due to the crash-landing, the pilot is in shock,â€ an official said.
â€œPolice rescued him from the airplane and shifted him to the police station. The aircraft belonged to Pakistan Army aviation and there was only one pilot in it,â€ the official added.