Mariyam Mukhtar 3rd death anniversary observed


Karachi: The third death anniversary of the Pakistan Air Force’s first martyred female flying officer Mariyam Mukhtar was observed on Saturday. Mukhtar had died along her instructor on November 24, 2015 during a training flight, after their fighter jet crashed due a technical fault. Born on May 18, 1992 in Karachi, Mariyam Maukhtar did her primary education from Malir School and graduated from a college in the town. Mukhtiar, after receiving her initial education from Karachi, graduated as a fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in 2007 with seven other female Pakistanis who also graduated as pilot officers. On May 6, 2011, she joined the Pakistan Air Force in 132 GD Pilot course. Online