Brave girl Neerja Bhanot will always be remembered by everyone. Neerja Bhanot who was born on September 7 had done wonders in pursuing her career and showcased her bravery in order to help passengers who were on-board Pan Am Flight 73, that was hijacked by the terrorists during a stopover at Karachi. She started her career by following her passion for modeling and then later pursued the airline- Pan American World Airways based in Mumbai. Ashok Chakra Award was given to her in 1987 and she was also the youngest recipient of India’s highest peacetime award for bravery, Tamgha-e-Insaaniyat for showing incredible human kindness. She was also awarded Flight Safety Foundation Heroism by the United States in the same year, and many other awards that made her parents proud.
She was shot while saving the passengers on the flight and passed away on September 5 in 1986.
We wish the brave Neerja Bhanot a very Happy Birthday!