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

mm aalam hero of 1965 war died in karachi

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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