Captain Nawshad’s body reaches Dhaka

The body of Biman Bangladesh Airlines pilot Captain Nawshad Ataul Qayyum has arrived in Dhaka this morning.

A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight carrying Nawshad’s body landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka from an Indian city of Nagpur at 9:11 am on Thursday (September 02).

Captain Mahbubur Rahman, president of the Bangladesh Airline Pilots’ Association (BAPA), confirmed the information.

Captain Nawshad passed away on Monday (August 30) at Kingsway Hospitals in the Indian state of Maharashtra after fighting for life for the last four days as he was in “coma” in the hospital following a brain hemorrhage.

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The Dhaka-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight from Muscat BG 022 made an emergency landing at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur with 124 passengers on Friday (August 27) morning when pilot Captain Nawshad Qayyum suffered a heart attack in mid-air