A Pakistan Air Force fighter jet crashed in Islamabad Wednesday morning during the rehearsals for the March 23 parade, the air force spokesperson confirmed. The PAF has identified the pilot as Wing Commander Nauman Akram. He did not survive the crash. The aircraft crashed near the Pakistan Museum of Natural History park, which is right next to the parade ground.
Videos of the incident show massive plumes of smoke and a projectile crashing to the ground near Shakarparian.