Commander Noman Akram - Pakistan remembers PAF ace pilot on first martyrdom anniversary

10:11 AM | 11 Mar, 2021
Commander Noman Akram - Pakistan remembers PAF ace pilot on first martyrdom anniversary
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ISLAMABAD – The nation remembered Wing Commander Nouman Akram, the Officer Commanding of PAF Base Mushaf stationed 9 Squadron, on his first death anniversary on Thursday.

Akram was martyred on March 11, 2020, when his F-16 fighter jet crashed near Shakarparian, the federal capital’s urban wilderness, while participating in a rehearsal for the Pakistan Day parade.

The clip of the crash was filmed and the aircraft could be seen performing a vertical loop maneuver before crashing.

Social media users shared posts and pictures on social networking sites while paying heartfelt homages to the brave martyr.

https://twitter.com/ahmedthepenguin/status/1369871504591192068

Noman Akram, son of Brigadier (retd) Muhammad Akram, won the coveted Inter Squadron Armament competition of PAF in October, 2019 being declared the best marksman. The No 9 Squadron enjoys the unique distinction as it had been commanded by seven chiefs of the air staff on different occasions.

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