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Pakistan Air Force F-16 aircraft crashes near Islamabad, pilot killed

March 11, 2020 4:47 pm

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 aircraft crashed near Islamabad while rehearsing for a March 23 parade. No casualties are reported.

Pakistan: 17 killed as military aircraft crashes in residential area near Rawalpindi

July 30, 2019 9:58 am

A Pakistani rescue official has said that the small plane was on a training flight. The plane lost communication with the tower, before crashing in the village of Mora Kalu on the outskirts of Rawalpindi, and setting fire to residential structures.

China delivers first overhauled JF-17 fighter jet to Pakistan

May 22, 2019 12:17 pm

China and Pakistan had begun joint development and manufacture of the single-engine light JF-17 jets over a decade ago. Beijing delivered the first batch in 2007 and a number of them were later commissioned by the PAF

Response to 'misadventure by adversary' would be stronger than before: Pakistan

May 01, 2019 8:08 pm

Chief of the Air Staff Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan said that the PAF's "swift response" was the demonstration of "our firm resolve, capacity and capability in thwarting the nefarious designs of the adversary".

Pakistan warjets enter Indian airspace, IAF MiG shot down, Pak F-16 hit

February 28, 2019 4:31 am

Nowshera residents said a PAF aircraft showed up at 10.20 am, released a bomb near an ammunition depot at Narian near the Jammu-Rajouri National Highway and retreated.

Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan takes charge as new Pakistan air chief

March 19, 2018 4:47 pm

Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, who retired today, pinned the new ranks on Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan and handed over the reins of the Pakistan Air Force to him.

Mujahid Anwar Khan appointed new Pakistan air chief

March 16, 2018 5:39 pm

Born on December 23, 1962, Air Marshal Khan was commissioned in December 1983. During his service, he has commanded a fighter squadron and a tactical attack wing.

Pakistan Air Force’s Asghar Khan who spoke to Arjan Singh in 1965 dies at 96

January 06, 2018 7:29 am

Asghar Khan and Arjan Singh, who were chiefs of their respective forces, spoke and ensured the PAF and the IAF did not get involved in the 1965 fight between the Indian and Pakistani armies in the Rann of Kutch.

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes during training mission

August 17, 2017 2:50 pm

On August 10, a PAF fighter jet crashed near Mianwali some 350-km from Lahore after its take off leading to the death of the pilot. According to reports, about 10 or 11 F7-PGs/FT-7PGs (aircraft) have been lost during their 15 years in service.

Pakistan Air Force jet crashes, pilot killed

August 10, 2017 6:34 pm

"Wing Commander Mohammad Shahzad was flying an F-7 aircraft when it encountered a technical fault and crashed near the Sabzazar area of Mianwali, some 350-km from Lahore, late on Tuesday," a statement issued by Pakistan Air Force's media wing said.