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Neerja Bhanot

Flight attendant

Neerja Bhanot, Ashoka Chakra was an Indian head purser who died while saving passengers on Pan Am Flight 73 which had been hijacked by terrorists during a stopover in Karachi, Pakistan, on 5 September 1986. Wikipedia

Born7 September 1963, Chandigarh

Died5 September 1986, Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan

SpouseNaresh Mishra (m. 1985–1985)

AwardsAshoka Chakra

ParentsRama BhanotHarish Bhanot

EducationSt. Xavier’s College (Autonomous)Bombay Scottish School, Mahim