Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen were killed when a helicopter crashed in Naltar Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region on Friday, Dawn online reported.
Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major-General Asim Bajwa said in a tweet on Friday.
Update Naltar:Info so far; 2 Pilots& 2-3 foreigners fatalities.13 survivors with varying degree of injuries.Update, more info to follow-4
Update Naltar:Info so far; 2 Pilots& 2-3 foreigners fatalities.13 survivors with varying degree of injuries.Update, more info to follow-4— AsimBajwaISPR (@AsimBajwaISPR) May 8, 2015
Two pilots and a crew member were also killed when the Pakistan Army helicopter crash-landed on a school in the area. The pilots were identified as Major Altamish and Major Faisal.
The foreign diplomats were scheduled to attend the inauguration of a chairlift project for tourists in Gilgit.
One MI-17 out of three carrying visitors had crash landed in Naltar Valley. There were 11 foreigners and six Pakistani passengers on board.