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PAKISTAN Awarded Top Military Medals For Pilots Who Shot Down All indian Pride, Dignity and Fighter Jets:
PAKISTAN has decided to award Military Honors to Two Brave and Valiant Pilots of PAKISTAN AIR FORCE (PAF) for their heroic deed of downing the several indian fighter jets in February 2019.
According to the Director General Inter-Services Public Relations, President of PAKISTAN has announced to confer different military awards to the different officers and soldiers of PAKISTAN ARMY, PAKISTAN NAVY and PAKISTAN AIR FORCE.
The President of PAKISTAN has announced a total of 99 different military medals and 94 certificates for the military personnel from all the three services of the armed forces.
The 99 Military Medals consisting of one Sitara-i-Jurat, Two Tangha-i-Jurrat, Eight Sitara-i-Bisalat and 88 Tamgha-i-Bisalat for different officers of the three services. Amongst them Sitara-i-Jurrat was conferred to Wing Commander Noman Ali and Tamgha-i-Jurrat to Squadron Leader Hasan Mehmood Siddiqui.
Recipients of Sitara-i-Jurat:
- Wing Commander Noman Ali, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE
Recipients of Tamgha-i-Jurat:
- Hasan Mehmood Siddiqui, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE
- Group Captain Faheem Ahmed Khan, PAKISTAN AIR FORCE
Recipients of Sitara-i-Bisalat:
- Sepoy Imdad Ullah Khan (Shaheed), Northern Light Infantry (NLI)
- Subedar Major Munawar Khan (Shaheed), Artillery
- Lnk Raza Ullah (Shaheed), Frontier Corps Balochistan
- Lnk Nazir Khan (Shaheed), Northern Light Infantry (NLI)
- Group Captain Rana Ilyas Hassan, Air Force
- Air Commodore Zaffar Aslam, Air Force
- Group Captain Ailya Hasan, Navy
- Lt Commander Humair Iftikhar, Navy
PAKISTAN and india were involved in the aerial dog fight on the eve of 27th February, in which PAKISTAN Shot down two indian aircrafts on violation of PAKISTAN Air Space.
One of the aircraft was MiG 21, while the other one was Sukhoi SU30MKI, which is known as the pride of indian air force. PAKISTAN also captured one indian pilot name Abhinandan before releasing him couple of days later as a goodwill gesture.
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