Nation paid tribute to PAF wing commander Noman Akram over embracing “martyrdom” for the motherland.
F-16 became top trend on twitter after PAF jet crashed in Shakrparian areas in Islamabad while doing rehearsal for March 23rd, Pakistan Day parade.
People praised his bravery by sharing his videos and pictures on social media, saying that “martyred never dies”.
Wing commander Noman Akram embraced “Shahadat” after Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 aircraft crashed in Islamabad during the rehearsals of 23rd March parade.
According to a PAF spokesman, Wing Commander Noman Akram embraced martyrdom in the incident.
“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF F-16 aircraft crashed near Shakarparian, Islamabad during the rehearsals of 23rd March parade,” said the statement. “Moreover A board of inquiry has been ordered by the Air Headquarters to determine the cause of accident”.
Rescue teams have been dispatched towards the site of the PAF jet crash, he said.
Several footages of the crash scene also surfaced on the internet.
— Adil Hussain (@adiljournalist) March 11, 2020
Journalist Yashfeen Jamal shared a clip of interview with Noman Akram in which he was seen determined to sacrifice his life for Pakistan.
She wrote that Noman was a humble, professional and focused personality who devoted himself to serve the nation.
2.He conducted our team personally during our visit to the 9th Sqn a few months back. A professional, humble and a focused individual, who loved nothing more than flying and serving this country.
— Yashfeen Jamal (@yashfeenjamal) March 11, 2020
She added: “He was true to his word that if needed he would gladly lay down his life for this Country.
May Allah grant him the highest place amongst the Shuhda, and grant his family Sabr to bear this loss. This is a small clip from the programme we recorded with his Sqn”.
Wing Commander Nouman Akram was awarded the coveted Sher Afgan Trophy for being the best marksman in the competition.
— Qasim Shah (@gulsher34) March 11, 2020
May Allah Bless Wing Commander Noman Akram, pilot of the ill fated #F16 crash in #Islamabad. The talented pilot was winner of the Sher Afghan Trophy for best marksman in Inter Squadron Armament Competition. pic.twitter.com/mcvLM2eyZ1
— Arshad Sharif (@arsched) March 11, 2020
Terrible news of the F 16 crash but now some news coming pilot may have ejected. So earlier news contradicted. Praying this new report of pilot ejecting is correct.
— Shireen Mazari (@ShireenMazari1) March 11, 2020
Pakistan Air Force #PAF F-16 aircraft crashed near #Islamabad earlier today during rehearsals for 23rd March parade.
Rescue teams rushed to the site of crash, while inquiry has been ordered by Air Headquarters to determine cause of accident. Wg Cdr Noman Akram embraced Martyrdom. pic.twitter.com/JuVWciiJx9
— Zain Khan (@ZKhanOfficial) March 11, 2020
— Javeria Siddique (@javerias) March 11, 2020
Salute to the brave Wing Commander Noman Akram who embraced Shahdat in F-16 crash today during the 23rd March fly past rehearsal #Islamabad. May his soul rest in peace. Amin pic.twitter.com/3rVwyByf7O
— Naz Baloch (@NazBaloch_) March 11, 2020