How Pakistani Pilot Destroyed Israeli Aircraft in 1973



Air Commodore Abdul Sattar Alvi  One of those Pakistani Pilots who shot down Israeli Air Force's Aircraft.
When the Yom Kippur war broke out, Alvi was one of the Pakistan Air Force fighter pilots who volunteered to go to the Middle East in order to support Egypt and Syria.
Alvi came to a worldwide international notice when he had shot down the IAF's Mirage IIICJ flown by Captain M. Lutz. On 26 April 1974.

Flight Lieutenant Captain Sattar Alvi was awarded two of Syria’s highest decorations for gallantry, the Wisaam Faris and Wisaam Shuja’at in 1973 by the President of SyriaHafez al-Assad in a public ceremony.

Group Captain Saiful Azam (ON RIGHT) who shot down 4 Israeli jets.

Saiful Azam joined tiny Jordanian Airforce. On June 5, Saiful Azam engaged four Israeli jets over Jordanian Mafraq air base.

He shot down a Mystére commanded by Israeli pilot H. Boleh and damaged another that crash-landed in Israeli territory. Two days later, Jordanian airforce commander sent Saiful Azam to help Iraqi airforce.


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