Printed on Thu Oct 06 2022 8:48:46 PM

Body of pilot Nowshad reached in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent
National
Nowshad Ataul Qayum
The body of pilot Captain Nowshad Ataul Qayum has arrived in Bangladesh from India. The body of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines pilot arrived in Dhaka on a Biman (BG-026) flight.

His body was brought on a flight from Doha at 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 2.

After being brought to the country, the body was taken to his Uttara house. His Janazah will be held in front of Balaka Bhaban of Bangladesh Biman after Zuhr prayers at 2 pm today. He is later to be buried next to his mother at Banani Cemetery.

Incidentally, Captain Nowshad died at Kingsway Hospital in Nagpur on Monday, August 30. Earlier on Friday, he fell ill while returning to Dhaka on the Muscat-Dhaka route with 124 passengers on board. The plane then made an emergency landing at Nagpur. Sick Captain Nowshad was rushed to the hospital in Nagpur, India.

Earlier, on December 22, 2016, the pilot came to the discussion by saving the lives of 149 passengers.

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