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  • PAF fighter pilot martyred in aircraft crash near Mianwali

    A senior officer of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) embraced martyrdom when his aircraft crashed near Mianwali while on a routine operational flight, read a statement issued by the air force's media wing on Wednesday...

    The body of the deceased pilot was recovered from the site of the incident and shifted to PAF Base M M Alam, Mianwali, where the funeral prayers were offered, read the release...

  • Turkey claims arrest of fighter wanted by Russia for killing pilot

    ISTANBUL: Police in Turkey claim to have detained a Turkish citizen accused by Moscow of killing a Russian pilot when he ejected over Syria after being shot down by one of Ankara's war planes, reports said Thursday...

    Celik has been accused by Russia of killing Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov in cold blood as he parachuted to the ground after his plane was shot down by Turkish air forces on the Syrian border on November 24...

  • Fighter pilot Marium laid to rest

    KARACHI: Marium Mukhtiar, the fighter pilot from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), who lost her life in an air crash on Tuesday, was laid to rest in Malir Cantonment here on Wednesday...

    Her father, retired colonel Mukhtiar Ahmad said: “I don’t feel discouraged by the incident, rather encouraged because her courage will begin a trend within the army cadres to recruit more female fighter pilots...

  • Indian air force opens the way for women to pilot fighter jets

    NEW DELHI: India is opening the way for women pilots to fly fighter jets in combat, its air force chief said, as one of the world's biggest military forces shakes off its reluctance to give greater responsibilities to women...

    Several countries, from the United States (US) to Israel, and even neighbouring Pakistan, have women flying their fighter planes, but India's military has kept them out of that role, as well as frontline...

  • Pilot dies as PAF fighter jet crashes in Khyber Agency

    PESHAWAR: A flight lieutenant of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) died in an air crash in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency on Saturday...

    In November last year, a double-seat version of F-7PG, also known as the FT-7PGs, crashed near Kundian, Mianwali in which female fighter pilot Marium Muktiar died...

  • China’s first female fighter pilot dies in crash

    The first woman to fly China's J-10 fighter plane was killed in a crash during an aerobatics training exercise, Chinese media reported on Monday...

    Yu Xu, 30, a member of the Chinese air force's ‘August 1st’ aerobatic display team, ejected from her aircraft during a training exercise in the northern province of Hebei during the weekend, she hit the wing of another jet and was killed, although her male co-pilot ejected safely and...

  • Fighter pilot dies in Indian jet crash

    An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot was killed on Tuesday after his fighter jet crashed near the country's border with Pakistan, officials said...

    “The pilot died in the crash and we have ordered an inquiry in the accident,” an IAF official told AFP...

  • Legendary PAF fighter pilot Group Captain (r) Saiful Azam passes away in Bangladesh

    Legendary fighter pilot Saiful Azam, who was awarded Sitara-i-Jura’at for his heroics in the 1965 war against India, breathed his last in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Sunday morning, according to officials and media reports...

    Pakistan Air Force Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan expressed heartfelt grief on the demise of the great war veteran, according to a press release by PAF's media wing...

  • Pilot, co-pilot survive as training aircraft crashes in Lahore

    The pilot and trainee co-pilot of a training aircraft were wounded when the plane crashed in Lahore's Garden Town area after experiencing technical difficulties, DawnNewsTV reported on Tuesday...

    Rescue 1122 teams transported the plane's pilot, Muhammad Faheem, and co-pilot Hasham to a nearby hospital, where doctors confirmed that the two men received minor injuries...

  • Zardari urges US to look beyond 'checklist of requirements' for cooperation with Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: As ties between Pakistan and the United States (US) come under stress in the wake of a fallout over funding for F-16 fighter jets, former president and PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday called on the US to assure Pakistan of commitment to its security needs...

    Zardari urged the US to "look beyond its checklist of requirements for cooperation on our security needs and instead think strategically about how it can...

  • Regulatory requirements for AMCs, modarabas

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Stock Exchange, National Clearing Company Ltd and Central Depository Company (CDC) were being provided with drop boxes to facilitate investors in lodging complaints with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)...

    Meanwhile, the SECP has also introduced standardised regulatory requirements for branches of asset management companies (AMCs), investment banks, leasing companies and modarabas to...

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