At least 19 people were killed after a small plane belonging to the Pakistan Army Aviation crashed in Rawalpindi, a city in Pakistan's Punjab province during a routine training flight.

Iran Press/Asia: Two pilots and three crew members were among the people who were killed on Tuesday in Pakistan Army Aviation crashed in Rawalpindi.

Sixteen other people also injured in the crashed in Pakistan's Punjab province, AFP reported.

Shortly after, a massive fire broke out at the crash site near the Rabi Center shopping mall, engulfing several houses and leaving at least 15 people injured, Pakistan emergency services said.

The cause of the crash remains unclear and rescue brigades are operating at the scene, the report added.

Earlier in November, Pakistan Air Force C-130 cargo aircraft crashed at Nur Khan airbase. 

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