Islamabad, April 9: A “Mashaq” training plane of the Pakistan Army Aviation had an accident on Thursday near Peshawar,resulting in martyrdom of the pilot Captain Rashid Hakeem, a resident of Skarkoy locality of Gilgit city. The plane, reportedly, crashed due to bad weather. Hakeem will be laid to rest today after Jumma prayers in Gilgit.
The late pilot had his initial education from Tameer-e-Nau Public School and competed his intermediate (FSc) from Public School, Jutial before getting commission in Pakistan Army in 2003. After graduating from the military academy he joined the Army Aviation.
Rashid got engaged to his maternal cousin five months back. His father, Abdul Hakeem, is a retired engineer of the PWD.
The local people have termed this tragic death a great loss for the region.
Pamir Times offers heartiest condolence to family of the martyr and prayers for the departed soul.