A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft and a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft narrowly averted collision thanks to swift action from the passenger jet pilot who “put the throttles to full power, stopped descend and ascended to a safe height”. The mid-air collision was averted last week with the two aircraft coming within 500 feet of each other. PIA flight PK-370 took off from Karachi for Islamabad April 14. At about 8.15 p.m., a PAF aircraft was cruising at 26,000 feet above sea level, a height which was soon to be attained by the passenger aircraft while descending towards Islamabad. Sources said

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