Mariam Mukhtiyar shaheed is the first women fighter pilot of Pakistan.she was born on 18 may 1992 and a daughter of colonel retired Dr.Mukhtiyar Ahmed Shaikh. Her ancestor belongs to pano Akil, a well known Sindhi shaikh family. She completed her secondary on intermediate education from Army Public School Malir cant Karachi. She loves to fly, she played football in Balochistan united team organized by Pakistan women football championship.
She supported many schools or poor children by her salary. On November 2014 she graduated along with 132 members of her team but she was one of them who choose to fight, on operation field. Yes, she proved, she was a daughter of braved parents.
On November 2014, she was on a normal training session with squadron leader, suddenly the cockpit is out of control and controlling room gives instruction to both pilots to eject, unfortunately, Mariam ejected her with high altitude but the other pilot ejected him at low altitude and suffer minor injuries but Mariam lost her life. Pakistan Air Force releases a statement and said that their jet would be fall or blast on the highly populated area but due to flight and fight response by both pilots it didn’t happen. The area was Kundian in Mianwali district.
In ARY news, Good morning Pakistan show, shaheed Mariam’s father said, I m really proud of my daughter but I don’t know how to react, my daughter said: “when a pilot martyrdom his life, you only find the ashes”.