He was commissioned as a pilot in the Pakistan Air Force in 1971. Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas was taxiing for takeoff on a routine training flight when an Instructor Pilot forced his way into the rear cockpit, seized control of the aircraft and took off.
Consequently, why did Rashid Minhas get Nishan e Haider?
In mid-air Rahman knocked Minhas out, seized control of the aircraft and headed towards India. Rashid was posthumously awarded Pakistan's top military honour — the Nishan-i-Haider — announced by then president General Yahya Khan. He became the youngest man and the only member of the Pakistan Air Force to win the award.
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Who is Minhas?
Manjit Minhas (born May 31, 1980) is a Canadian entrepreneur, television personality and venture capitalist. She is co-founder of Minhas Breweries & Distillery, manufacturer of beer brands such as Mountain Crest Classic Lager, Boxer Lager, Lazy Mutt Ale and Huber Bock.
Who got Nishan e Haider Pakistan?
Captain Raja Muhammad Sarwar