Published on 08 Sep 2012 | over 4 years ago
Drama Serial Nishan-e-Haider "Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed" Pakistan Army (Complete)
Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas Shaheed
Born: 17th February 1951
Commissioned: 1971, Pilot, P.A.F.
Pilot Officer Minhas was taxiing for take-off on a routine training flight when an Instructor Pilot forced his way into the rear cockpit, seized control of the aircraft and took off. When Minhas realized that the absconding pilot was heading towards India, he tried to regain control of the plane was unable to do so. Knowing that it meant certain death, he damaged the controls and forced the aircraft to crash thirty two miles short of the border on 20th August 1971.