RAWALPINDI: Six Pakistani armies personnel received martyrdom in helicopter crash in Balochistan, Inter-Agency Public Relations (ISPR) reported on Tuesday.
military media wing confirmed wreckage of the unfortunate helicopter that was on flood relief operations found in Musa Goth, Vindar, Lasbela.
“All 6 officers and soldiers suspecting that Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali had taken shahadat,” ISPR said, adding that the accident was due to bad weather according to initial investigations.
the day before, military helicopter lost contact with in air traffic control as he traveled from Quetta to Karachi.
Six people were on board, including the commander of the 12th corps who supervised flood relief operations in Balochistan, military media said the wing.
According to the details, Major Said Ahmed was the pilot and Major Mohammad Talha Manan was the co-pilot. of helicopter. CEO of Coast Guard Brigadier Amjad Hanif, Brigadier Muhammad Khalid and Naik Mudassir Fayyaz were also aboard the helicopter.
Earlier today, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif in telephone conversation with Main of General of Staff of the Army (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa received latest information regarding the incident.
In a telephone conversation, COAS informed prime minister on ongoing search work with last night.
prime minister expressed his concern over in safety of Commander of Lieutenant General of the 12th Corps Sarfaraz Ali and others six officials and Javans aboard the helicopter.
He called Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali a true professional and a wonderful person.
He said that the officers and Javans who helped flood victims have become a model of devotion and service.
The Prime Minister said that he serves brothers, sisters and children in their hour of need was real strength of Pakistani nation.
President Dr. Arif Alvi made telephone call at CAOS Qamar Javed Bajwa and expressed his condolences over death of six army officials in tragic case.
All personnel on board the helicopter was martyred, COAS confirmed, adding that the incident took place due to bad weather and poor visibility during the rescue and relief operation in provinces. He claimed that the debris of copper restored.
In his message of condolences, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said the nation was deeply saddened by the martyrdom. of Lieutenant General Ali and five other officers of pakistani army.
“They performed the sacred duty of Giving help flood affects. Will remain in eternal debt to these sons of [the] soil. My sincere condolences to the families of the victims!” He wrote on Twitter.
Expression of grief over tragic incident, Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif for forgiveness of souls of tortured military personnel.
PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari also expressed his condolences over of death of army official in Incident.