Islamabad: Wing Commander Noman Akram who was a career officer of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has embraced martyrdom during the F-16 aircraft crash on Wednesday. Wing commander Noman Akram martyred in F-16 crash
An officer of the Pakistan Air Force told that “He was not only a career officer but also a loving and nice personality.”
He was the son of Brigadier (retd), Muhammad Akram.
The spokesperson for the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has announced yesterday that Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 aircraft has crashed in Islamabad.
“Pakistan Air Force reports with regret that a PAF F-16 aircraft crashed near Shakarparian, Islamabad during the rehearsals of 23rd March parade.”
Sources revealed that PAF F-16 aircraft was crashed during the rehearsals of the 23rd March parade on Wednesday. The cause of the incident in still ascertain. The inquiry board will be set up soon to determine the cause of the accident.
As soon as the aircraft crashed, rescue teams rushed the scene, the spokesperson further told.
It is pertinent to note that the entire nation including the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and COAS are deeply in shock over his martyrdom.
COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa was paid a tribute to the brave pilot. COAS said, “Laying one’s life is the ultimate sacrifice one can make for the Defence of the motherland. May his soul rest in peace and my thoughts and sincere prayers for the bereaved family.”