Falco UAV Crashes in Pakistan

Published: 20 May 2012 | Author: Mike Rees

An unmanned aircraft of the Pakistan Army crashed near Chakwal, sources said on Saturday.

According to official sources, the surveillance drone took off from Mianwali Airbase and crashed near Chakwal. They said that the plane crashed in open fields due to some technical fault and caused no harm to life or property in the area.

This incident took place just a day after when two plane collided and destroyed near Sakai resulted killing of four pilots while at least a half dozen trainer aircrafts of Pakistan Air Force were crashed in last six months.

The sources said debris of the plan has been removed, while investigation is underway.
According to the sources the surveillance drone had took off from Murid Airbase and crashed near Chakwal.

They said that the plane crashed in open fields due to some technical fault and caused no harm to life or property in the area.

It is pertinent to mention here that it was the second plane crash of Pakistani forces within a few days.

Earlier, two trainer aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force collided mid-air and crashed into a thickly populated area of Peshawar on Thursday, killing four pilots and injuring at least five persons on the ground.