Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui

Squadron Leader Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui (18 July 1935 – 6 September 1965) was a well-known fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force. He is recognised for services to his country during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965, and is a recipient of both the Hilal-e-Jurat (Crescent of Courage) and the Sitara-e-Jurat (Star of Courage). He was commissioned in the 13th GD(P) Course on 10 June 1953 winning the Best Pilot Trophy from Pakistan Air Force Academy, Risalpur.

Read more about Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui:  Indo-Pakistan War of 1965, Honors and Legacy, Notes and References

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Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui - Notes and References
... imran ashfaq Rafiqui By Group Captain M ... Tamgha-e-Imtiaz Tamgha-i-Khidmat Persondata Name Rafiqui, Sarfaraz Ahmed Alternative names Short description Pakistani aviator Date of birth 18 July 1935 Place of birth Rajshahi Date of death 6 September ...
Hilal-i-Jur'at - Recipients - Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui
... Most significantly of all Squadron Leader Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui, considered a national hero in the region, was bestowed the award after a war between neighbouring countries Pakistan and India erupted ... DN Rathore of 27th Squadron, shot down his fighter jet after Rafiqui's unit caused significant damage to the enemy ... Rafiqui's qualification for the posthumous honour was enhanced as a direct result of the prestigious Best Pilot Trophy from the Pakistan Air Force Academy ...

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