Today marks the 5the death anniversary of Pakistan’s first female martyred Air Force pilot Marium Mukhtiar.
Marium became the first Pakistani female Air Force pilot to embraced martyrdom. Pakistani Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar was flying a training mission on a FT 7PG aircraft with Squadron Leader Saqib Abbasi when encountered a serious in-flight emergency on November 24, 2015.
As a result, an ill-fated accident took place in Kundian, Mianwali district about 175 kilometers (109 miles) southwest of Islamabad.
Who Was Marium Mukhtiar?
Marium, after receiving her initial education from Karachi, graduated as a fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in 2007.
On May 6, 2011, she joined the Pakistan Air Force in the 132 GD Pilot course.
Marium Mukhtiar graduated as a fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force in 2014, along with six other women in the 132 GD(P) course.
Before joining PAF, she was enrolled in Electrical Engineering at NED University.
Early Life Of Marium Mukhtiar:
Marium Mukhtiar Shaikh was the daughter of Col. R. Mukhtiar Ahmed Shaikh, and her ancestors hailed from Sindh.
She spent her early life in Karachi and chose to join the armed forces, the profession of her father, despite having previously pursued civil engineering and despite the fact that her pursuit was unprecedented.
Awards For Marium Mukhtiar:
The Pakistan Senate Standing Committee on Defence (SSCD) recommended Marium Mukhtiar for a state award.
She was awarded the military award Tamgha-e-Basalat by the Government of Pakistan.
Today is the 5th Anniversary of Shahadat of Flying Officer Maryam Mukhtar Shaheed TBt.
Daughter of Pakistan, Shaheed e Watan. pic.twitter.com/JyGuXIRZrz
— Fawad (@Fawad__Ahmed) November 24, 2020
— Zunarah khaled✨ (@ZunarahKhaled) November 23, 2020
Marium mukhtiar our pride.
Marium Mukhtiar was a Pakistani fighter pilot. She died after a Pakistan Air Force FT-7PG aircraft crashed near Kundian in Mianwali District in the northwest of Punjab, Five years have passed since she was martyred…..#MartyredOurPride pic.twitter.com/pT5kXBRGft
— Rania khan☪ (@raniaviews) November 24, 2020
Today Is 5th Shahadat Anniversary Of Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar Shaheed(TBt)
Brave Daughter Of Soil Embraced Martyrdom On 24th November 2015 In A #PAF FT-7 Crash
She Is The First Female Combat Pilot Of Pakistan Who Sacrificed His Life In The Line Of Duty pic.twitter.com/vYuYDwQgkR
— Muhammad Sufyan Khan (@VoiceOfSufyan) November 24, 2020
You will always be remembered
Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar
november 24, 2015… pic.twitter.com/IF4rWmTuYC
— Hassan Salahuddin (@Salahu90) November 23, 2020
— comefeelme (@xozo2020) November 24, 2020