PAF Pays Tribute To 1965 War Hero SQN LDR Muniruddin Ahmed (Shaheed)

Islamabad (HRNW) As a tribute to the bravery and valour of Squadron Leader Muniruddin Ahmed (Shaheed), Directorate General Public Relations (Air Force) has released a special promo commemorating the heroics of the 1965 war hero. During the war, Sqn Ldr Munir Shaheed flew several combat missions causing significant damage to valuable enemy infrastructure. On 10 September, 1965 he led his formation into Indian territory to seek out enemy fighters and shot down an IAF Gnat fighter jet. On the eve of 11 September, 1965 he made the supreme sacrifice when his aircraft was fatally hit by the heavy concentration of enemy’s ack-ack guns during a ground attack mission. In recognition of his utmost professionalism and bravery, the war hero was honored with the prestigious ‘Sitara-i-Jurat’ posthumously.