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PAF aircraft catches fire in Quetta

30 May, 2012

QUETTA: An aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) caught fire in Samungli Airbase on Tuesday.

According to official sources, the aircraft was being repaired at the airbase when it caught fire with a huge blast. Firefighters, however, put out the fire. Sources said that due to the fire the aircraft was badly damaged while three personnel of PAF identified as Rizwan, Ansar and Kashif received minor burn injuries.

"Two blasts occurred soon after the aircraft caught fire," sources said, adding that the F-7 aircraft was being repaired when the incident occurred. Later, a technical team examined the plane to determine the cause of fire.


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