Author Archives: Rashid Cheema

“Bhangoo”

Brig Zaka Ullah Bhangoo (Late) was from 38 PMA Long Course. After passing out from PMA, he was posted to 23 FF and later joined Aviation. He died in an air crash in Turkey 0n 12 May 2007. Brig Bhangoo … Continue reading

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Sewerage Water Tastes Saltish

Brig (R) Hashim Khan Pakistan Army Aviation got the Cobra helicopters in Feb 1985, and a formal induction ceremony was planned on 20 Mar 1985 to be held at Qasim Avn Base, Dhamial. Brig Nauman (Late) was the Base Commander … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Memories of Rawalpindi

Lt Col (R) Rashid Zia Cheema I have some nostalgic memories of Rawalpindi . I first passed through ‘Pindi’ in 1963 while going to Murree where our family spent the whole summer vacations. Pindi was a sleepy town in those … Continue reading

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The Highest Landing by an Alouette III in the World-August 1983

Brig (R) Hashim Khan On a sunny morning of 4 August 1983, a member of a Belgian expedition team came to the KKH Detachment at Gilgit and told us that a few days ago, one of their members fell and … Continue reading

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