Karachi- At least three people including both pilots of training aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force were killed when their air craft crashed at bus terminal in Yousuf Goth area of Karachi’s Baldia Town.
According to officials, the PAF’s Mirage jet crashed near a bus terminal in the Yousuf Goth area, where ten buses parked at terminal caught fire. Rescue teams including teams from the armed forces reached the crash site. PAF spokesman said both pilot and co-pilot of the ill-fated jet were martyred in the incident while one man who is said to be a bus driver also died on the ground. Four other people on the ground also got injured. Wounded people were shifted to Civil Hospital while fire brigade vehicles started operation to control fire on accident site. A spokesman of the PAF said that the plane was on a routine training mission and had developed a technical fault in its engine.