KARACHI: Both pilots were killed and several people were injured when a small plane crashed in Karachiâ€™s Baldia Town, DawnNews reported.
The crash took place in Baldia Town’s Yousuf Goth neighbourhood injuring several on ground.
Witnesses said the plane had exploded mid-air and the rubble from the crash was spread far and wide.
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Three buses were alight as a result and a number of nearby buildings suffered structural damage.
Rescue teams and fire tenders had reached the site of the crash which took place near a bus terminal in the area.
The plane called Mirage was used for training purposes by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) and the crash reportedly took place due to a technical failure.
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A PAF spokesman confirmed that both pilots flying the training jet had died in the crash.
First Published In Dawn,2nd june, 2014.