Rashid Minhas, a pilot from Pakistan, was given a special award called Nishan-e-Haider after he died because of his brave actions. He is the youngest officer in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to get this important military honor.
Back in 1971, Rashid Minhas sacrificed his life to stop an Indian spy from taking over his airplane. Today marks 52 years since he became a hero by doing this. Many people are saying kind things about him and remembering him as a brave person who loved Pakistan.