ISLAMABAD – Eighteen individuals, 5 of them crew members and 13 civilians, died when an Military Aviation plane crashed in a populated space of Rawalpindi within the wee hours of Tuesday.
The martyred military males included two pilots particularly Lt Col Saqib and Lt Col Waseem, Naib Subedar Afzal, Havaldar Ibn-e-Ameen, and Havaldar Rehmat. Of the civilian victims, eight belonged to a single household.
5 homes have been completely destroyed and a few others partially broken because the aircraft fell on floor round 2am in semi-urban space of Mora Kalu, close to Part-7/eight of upscale Bahria City, officers stated.
One other 9 residents sustained accidents within the crash, the reason for which was but to be investigated.
The media mouthpiece of military, the Inter-Companies Public Relations (ISPR), stated the plane was on a “routine coaching flight”, and all of the victims expired on the spot.
Rescue groups of Pakistan Military and 1122 reached the location quickly after the crash, cordoned off the realm, and began the rescue operation. The hearth that broke out after the crash in homes and huts was extinguished after hectic efforts.
Rescue 1122 officers stated that they had taken 18 lifeless our bodies to the hospital, together with 13 civilians and 5 crew members.
The spokesman of the general public assist service, Farooq Butt stated all of the our bodies have been badly burned, so DNA exams have been required for identification.
All of the our bodies have been eliminated to Mixed Army Hospital for finishing up DNA check and different identification processes.
In line with the Rescue 1122, 4 of the injured have been supplied first assist on the website whereas 9 have been taken to the Holy Household Hospital (Burn Unit) for medical remedy.
Listing of victims
After preliminary floor investigation, ISPR launched an inventory of the deceased victims who included 5 members of a single household: Fatima Bibi, spouse of Abdul Hameed; her sons Abudl Hafeez and Fiazan; and daughters Uzma Bibi and Raheela Bibi.
The deceased additionally included 4 members of one other household: Muhammad Jamil, his spouse Robina and their sons Muhammad Yousaf and Habib.
Three members of yet one more sufferer household who died within the incident have been named Pari Bibi, spouse of Qalam Din, their son Shabbir and Shabbir’s daughter Faiza Bibi.
Two different deceased civilians named by the ISPR have been Audul Raoof, son of Shamas Din, and Amna Bibi, daughter of Ghulam Fareed.
The injured included Muhammad Yousaf, son of Muhammad Hussain; Shamim, spouse of Muhammad Shabeer; Iqra Bibi, daughter of Abdul Hameed; Suriya Bibi, spouse of Muhammad Nadeem; Saba Jan, spouse of Muhammad Yousaf; and Muhammad Nadeem, son of Ghulam Fareed.
Rawalpindi Deputy Commissioner Chaudhry Muhammad Ali Randhawa visited DHQ hospital and inquired after the injured. He directed the medical employees to offer very best remedy to the victims.
The funeral prayers of the 5 military personnel have been supplied Tuesday afternoon at JS Floor close to Ashra Mobashra Masjid in Chaklala Garrison, Rawalpindi.
In line with ISPR, Chief of the Military Workers Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa, serving and retired navy personnel and family members of shuhada attended the funeral prayers.
Expression of regret
President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, Military Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, PAF chief Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan and variety of different leaders expressed their grief over the lack of treasured lives within the aircraft crash .
In line with a press releases, President Alvi and PM Khan expressed their condolences with the bereaved households and prayed for the excessive ranks of the shuhada. In addition they prayed for the early restoration of the injured.
In a message, the PAF chief additionally prolonged heartfelt condolences to the bereaved households and prayed for the speedy restoration of the injured.
The Air Chief additionally prayed for everlasting peace of the martyred souls, who embraced shahadat within the line of obligation.