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Pak forces, nation pay tribute to 'Hero of Sky' MM Alam on his 11th death anniversary

By News Desk

March 18, 2024 08:40 AM


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Pak forces and nation paid a tribute to the 'Hero of Sky' MM Alam, who shot down five Indian fighter jets in less than a minute during the 1965 war, on his 11th death anniversary, 24News HD TV channel reported on Monday.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Services Chiefs highly paid tribute to the 1965 war hero Air Commodore Mohammad Mahmood Alam (Late) on his death anniversary.
Air Commodore Alam achieved the remarkable feat of downing 5 Indian Air force jets in less than a minute during the 1965 war - A record that remains unbeaten till date.
The legendary PAF pilot shot down five Indian fighter jets piloting his F-86 Sabre jet plane, becoming an “Ace in a Day” on 7th September 1965.
In total he had 09 kills and 02 enemy aircraft damages to his credit during a period of 11 days.
The war hero was honored with the prestigious ‘Sitara-e-Jurat’ with BAR for his outstanding performance in the 1965 war.
The war hero breathed his last on 18th March 2013, in Karachi after a prolonged illness.


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