RAWALPINDI: A Pakistani army helicopter crashed during a flying mission near Khost, Harnai Balochistan late last night.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), all six personnel on board including two pilots have embraced martyrdom in the incident.
Those who embraced martyrdom include: Maj Muhammad Muneeb Afzal – Pilot, Maj Khurram Shahzad – Pilot, Naik Jalil – Crew, Subedar Abdul Wahid, Sepoy Muhamad Imran, Sepoy Shoaib
Major Khurram Shahzad was 39 years old and a resident of Attock. He is survived by a daughter.
Major Muhammad Muneeb Afzal a resident of Rawalpindi was 30 years old. He is survived by two sons
The 44 years old Subedar Abdul Wahid was a resident of Village Sabir Abad, Karak. He was survived by four children including three sons and a daughter
Sepoy Muhammad Imran, 27, was a resident of Makhdoompur, Khanewal. He is survived by two daughters and a son.
The 30-year-old crew member, Naik Jalil Age was a resident of Village Bhutta, Lohara, Tehsil Kharian, District Gujrat. He is survived by two sons.
The 35-year-old Sepoy Shoaib was a resident of Village Khatarphatti, PO Syeeda Teh Jhand, District Attock. He is survived by a son.
Earlier last month, all six officers and soldier, including Lt General Sarfraz Ali,Corps Commander Quetta embraced Shahadat in a helicopter crash during flood operation in Balochistan. The wreckage of the unfortunate helicopter was found in Lasbela district. The accident was occurred due to bad weather as per initial investigations.