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Pilot Nawshad laid to rest at Banani Graveyard

Staff Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2021-09-02 16:49:10
Pilot Nawshad laid to rest at Banani Graveyard

Biman Bangladesh Airlines pilot Captain Nawshad Ataul Qayyum was buried to Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Thursday after Zuhr prayers.

His namaz-e-janaza was held at 2pm at Biman Bangladesh Airlines office in Kurmitola where State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mohammad Mahbub Ali took part.

Earlier in the morning, the body of Nowshad Ataul Qayum, who died in India following a mid-air heart attack, arrived in Dhaka.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines plane carrying the pilot's body landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 9.12 am, Biman Managing Director and CEO Dr Abu Saleh Mostafa Kamal said.

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mohammad Mahbub Ali, senior officials of the national flag carrier, two sisters of Captain Nowshad and his daughter were present at the airport.

Captain Nowshad Ataul Qayum, who was hailed for landing his plane safely in Nagpur of India after suffering a heart attack mid-air on August 27, died at a hospital in India three days later.

The Biman flight (BG022), carrying 124 passengers, was coming to Dhaka from Muscat.

BDST: 1649 HRS, SEPT 02, 2021
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