Flying to Gilgit, Skardu & Chitral 1969-1975

 

northern-area

 

F-27

Fokker F-27 in Gilgit

 

September 1969 Gilgit Skardu Aircraft Captain Remarks
16 X AP-AUX Shaukat Ali 1 Takeoff
16 X AP-AUX Shaukat Ali
17 X AP-AUX Shaukat Ali 1 Takeoff
17 X AP-AUX Shaukat Ali 1Takeoff
20 X AP-AUX S.A.H. Rizvi
30 X AP-AUX S.A.H. Rizvi
30 X AP-AUX Sharif Chief Pilot
October
3 X AP-ALW S.A.H. Rizvi 1 Takeoff
3 X AP-ALW Shaukat Ali
9 X AP-AUX S.A.H. Rizvi 1 Takeoff
November
27 X AP-AUW Masud Ahmad
29 X AP-ALW Osman Khan Extra Section
29 X AP-ALW Rahat Extra Section;

1 Takeoff, 1 Landing

December
7 X AP-AUX Shaukat Ali Pk 629, 1 Landing
8 X AP-AUX Nayyer
9 X AP-AUW Rahat Pk 626-

1 Takeoff;

Pk 627-1 Landing

15 X AP-ALW Rahat Extra Section;

1 Takeoff, 1 Landing

20 X AP-AUX Nayyer
25 X AP-AUW S.A.H. Rizvi 1 Take off
26 X AP-AUW Fida
January 1970
4 X AP-AUX S.A.H. Rizvi
4 X S.A.H. Rizvi Extra Section,

trip aborted near

Golf Course (Zulu Bend);

2 hours, 1 Takeoff

18 X AP-AUX Masud Ahmad
23 X Masud Ahmad Trip aborted,

50 minutes round trip

February
6 X AP-ALN Sharif
12 X AP-ALM Abbas
13 X AP-ALW Osman Khan
19 X AP-ALN Masud Ahmad
March
3 X AP-AUX Nayyer
23 X AP-ALM Osman Khan
April

 

10 X AP-ALN Osman Khan
11 X AP-ALN Osman Khan
19 X AP-ALM Osman Khan
20 X AP-ALM S.A.H. Rizvi Pk 627, 1 Landing
May
19 X AP-ALW S.A.H. Rizvi Pk 626, 1 Takeoff
28 X AP-ALW Masud Ahmad
28 X AP-ALW Masud Ahmad
30 X AP-AUW Amin Akhtar
June
2 X AP-ALW Fida
7 X AP-AUW Masud Ahmad
11 X AP-ALN Rahat
20 X AP-AUW Fida Extra Section
23 X AP-ALM Rahat
July
5 X AP-ALW Amin Akhtar Could bring only one passenger from Skardu because of temperature and weight limitation.

Aircraft was flown by First Officer Ejaz-ul-Huk, who was P1 u/s, in the centre of the valley bythe direct route.

Cloud base was restrictive.

14 X Osman Khan
19 X AP-ALM Rahat
24 X AP-ALN Masud Ahmad
25 X AP-ALM Amin Akhtar
August
4 X AP_ALW Amin Akhtar
16 X AP-ALN Masud Ahmad
6 X AP-ALN Rahat
October
3 X AP-ALW Fida
Requested transfer to Lahore and on Oct 11, 1970, operated first flight from Lahore Base.
September 1975
12   Chitral AP-AXF Jamali RWP-PEW-CJL-

PEW-CJL-PEW-RWP

0500-1155

October  
1 Gilgit AP-AXF Pervaiz Saeed RWP-GIL-RWP

0745-1035

1 Landing at RWP

 

Captains

  1. Shaukat Ali
  2. A.H. Rizvi: early mentor.
  3. Sharif: was Chief Pilot Rawalpindi Base when I first reported in August 1969 as Cadet Pilot.
  4. Masud Ahmad: became Chief Pilot after Sharif.
  5. Osman Khan: Flight Safety Officer
  6. Rahat: most experienced pilot on Fokker F-27
  7. Nayyer
  8. Fida
  9. Abbas
  10. Amin Akhtar
  11. Jamali
  12. Pervaiz Saeed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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