Two training aircrafts collided and crashed in Rashakai town of Nowshera district in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Thursday morning. The area where the crash took place is located close to Risalpur, which is a training academy for the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
“The two aircraft collided and crashed in Rashakai in Nowshera District. One plane hit the house of Shoaib, who is a butcher. His children were inside but none of them were injured. However, the dead body of the pilot was recovered.”
An eyewitness speaking today (May 17) by phone with RFE/RL’s Radio Mashaal.
“The aircraft collided and crashed in a populated area. We have dispatched ambulance and the fire brigade. We don’t know about the casualties. It will be clear after a while.”