5th death anniversary of 1965 war Hero MM Alam being observed today
The fifth death anniversary of the 1965 war hero Muhammad Mahmood Alam is being observed today (Sunday).
MM Alam is remembered for his remarkable show of brilliance on 7 September 1965 for establishing a world record of downing five Indian aircrafts in less than a minute, the last four within thirty seconds.
In a total, he downed as many as nine Indian aircrafts in the aerial fighting and damaged two others in his F-86 Sabre fighter.
Muhammad Mahmood Alam died in Karachi on 18 March 2013 at the age of seventy-seven years. APP/AFP