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1965 War Hero MM Alam being remembered on 7th death anniversary

1965 War Hero MM Alam being remembered on 7th death anniversary
March 18, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) – The seventh death anniversary of the hero of Indo-Pak War of September 1965 Pakistan Air Force (PAF) pilot and Air Commodore Mohammad Mahmood Alam is being observed today (Wednesday). Pakistan paid tribute to 1965 war hero MM Alam on his seventh death anniversary on Wednesday, who passed away on March 18, 2013. Air Commodore MM Alam was awarded the third highest military award of Sitara-e-Jurat for his dauntless and chivalrous contributions during the 1965 war. He breathed his last on this day in 2013. In September 1965, MM Alam had encountered Indian war jets at three different points. Five-in-one-minute MM Alam shot down five Indian Air Force (IAF) jets in one minute during the 1965 war, making a world record in shooting most jets in shortest time. In less than a minute, five military jets of the Indian Air Force were downed one after another by Alam as he hit targets flying his Seber-86 jet. The precision and craft with which he carried the strikes continue to startle the air force soldiers to this day. in the previous anniversary, the national hero was remembered and paid tribute by the nation on their twitter account. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Faisal Muhammad took his twitter and said “The nation observed sixth death anniversary of national hero MM Alam – who downed five enemy planes within a minute during 1965 war – flying his Saber-86 jet. His flying skills, precision and professionalism remain unparalleled in the history of airforce.”   Paying tribute, one user wrote: “Salute to the national hero Air Commodore Muhammad Mahmood Alam SJ . Remembering him on his 6th death anniversary.”