A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Mushshak aircraft crash-landed in Painda Khan village of Mattani on the outskirts of Peshawar on Thursday.
Police said the trainer aircraft was on a routine flight when its engine developed a technical fault, and the pilot had no option but to crash-land.
"The pilot managed to land in a deserted area, which caused minor injuries. However, he is in shock as a result of the crash-landing. Police rescued him from the airplane," said the official.