The jet crashed near Thal town in Bhakkar district.
The aircraft was on a routine operational training mission, the PAF spokesman said.
The pilot ejected safely and there were no reports of casualties or damage to property on the ground, the spokesman said.
A board of inquiry has been instituted by Air Headquarters to ascertain the cause of the accident, he said.
Islamabad: A Mirage fighter jet of the Pakistan Air Force crashed in the eastern Punjab province on Wednesday though its pilot ejected safely, an official spokesman said.
First Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 13:22