Flight Lieutenant Tahir embraced martyrdom as a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft crashed in Khad Koocha area of Mastung on Wednesday.

According to the PAF statement, the  F-7 PG aircraft was on a routine operational training mission, crashed near Mastung. "The pilot of the aircraft embraced martyrdom in this tragic accident," the statement read.

A board of inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine the cause of the accident, the PAF spokesperson added.