Neerja Bhanot: Twitter pays tribute on her death anniversary
Neerja Bhanot was the head purser for the airline Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked by terrorists on 5 September 1986 where she died while saving passengers on the flight
Neerja Bhanot was born on 7 September 1964 in Chandigarh and raised in Mumbai. She was the daughter of a Mumbai-based journalist, Harish Bhanot and his wife Rama Bhanot. She had two brothers, Akhil and Aneesh Bhanot. Neerja Bhanot was the head purser for the airline Pan Am Flight 73 which was hijacked by terrorists on 5 September 1986 during a stopover in Karachi, Pakistan. She died while saving passengers on the flight. Netizens took to social media platform, Twitter to pay tribute to Neerja Bhanot on her death anniversary.
Remembering the selfless & supreme sacrifice of the brave-heart #NeerjaBhanot on her death anniversary. The world will forever remember this brave daughter of India for saving the lives of others without worrying for her own.— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) September 5, 2019
Remembering Neerja, India's braveheart— All India Mahila Congress (@MahilaCongress) September 5, 2019
Neerja Bhanot, all of 22 at the time of her death, saved lives of 380 passengers on Pan Am flight & stood for grit, valour and wisdom even in a terribly pressured situation.
Only person to receive both Ashoka Chakra and Tamgha-e-Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/vibLZ714Hb
Remembering Indian head purser Neerja Bhanot, on her 33rd death anniversary.— Pranjal Chaudhari (@PranjalC23) September 5, 2019
An awardee of India's highest peacetime gallantry Ashoka Chakra, posthumously, she laid her life to save passengers on an Indian Flight,hijacked by terrorists on 5 Sept,1986. pic.twitter.com/MZ6Yge7VfB
Pan Am purser Neerja Bhanot was killed protecting passengers on Pan Am 73. For her bravery she received India's highest award for bravery. All of us at Pan Am are thankful for her and her fellow crew members. pic.twitter.com/c0oazlvV2g— Pan Am (@FlyPanAm) September 5, 2019
Remembering the selfless & supreme sacrifice of the brave-heart #NeerjaBhanot on her death anniversary. The world will forever remember this brave daughter of india. Only person to receive both Ashoka Chakra and Tamgha-e-Pakistan. ðÂÂÂ pic.twitter.com/Kv0R5YBd1N— Santosh Chaurasia (@ChaurasiaVi23) September 5, 2019
1986 :: Neerja Bhanot, Flight Attendant of Pan Am Airline Who Sacrificed Her Life While Saving Passengers From Terrorists On Hijacked Flight pic.twitter.com/xNpyKGfhx5— indianhistorypics (@IndiaHistorypic) September 5, 2019
Remembering Neerja on her 33rd death anniversary.— Megha (@SanMeg7782) September 5, 2019
She is the youngest and the first female to receive the #AshokChakra
An epitome of selflessness and courage.
She continues to inspire many.#NeerjaBhanot pic.twitter.com/JOiuzcCzSs
She became the youngest recipient of India's highest peacetime gallantry, the Ashok Chakra Award, as well as several other accolades from the government of Pakistan and the United States. Neerja Bhanot was shot while helping passengers escape through the emergency exits. Her life and heroism inspired the biopic Neerja which was released in 2016 and directed by Ram Madhvani.
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