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M.M Aalam Hero of 1965 war Passed away in Karachi

mm aalam hero of 1965 war died in karachi

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M. M. Alam The hero of  September 1965 war passed away in Karachi on Monday 18th March 2013. He was suffering from lungs problem. He was 78 years .

Squadron Leader Muhammad Mahmoud Alam, who was later promoted to the rank of Air Commodore, was awarded the Sitara-e-Jurrat for his achievements in 1965 war, Radio Pakistan reported.

While posted in Sargodha, he had downed nine Indian fighters in air-to-air combat, including six Hawker Hunter fighters. In one mission on 7th September 1965, he downed 5 Indian aircraft in less than a minute.

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt has expressed deep grief over the demise of M. M. Alam.

 

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