Air Force Squadron Leader Shabbir Hussain Syed, Sitara-i-Juraat

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On 7th September, 1965, Squadron Leader Shabbir Hussain Syed led a flight of F-86 Sabre Jets on two separate strike missions on a well-defended enemy airfield at Kalaikunda.

During these strikes, he and his flight destroyed on the ground 10 Canberra Light Bombers and two unidentified enemy aircrafts, and damaged two more.

In an aerial combat following the strike, Squadron Leader Shabbir destroyed one enemy Hunter aircraft.

For exceptional flying skill and outstanding valour in pressing home the attacks on enemy aircraft, Squadron Leader Shabbir Hussain Syed was awarded Sitara-i-Juraat.