The trailer of film Neerja based on the life of Neerja Bhanot is released. Sonam Kapoor is playing the lead role of Neerja Bhanot. Let’s have a look at five incredible facts about this brave aircraft crew member.
1-The flight Pan Am Flight 73 was hijacked while it was parked on the tarmac at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. Neerja was the senior flight attendant on board.
2-Four heavily-armed terrorists, dressed as airport security guards, entered the plain firing shots from an automatic weapon.
3-After the terrorists boarded the plane, she alerted the cockpit crew members, who escaped through cockpit.
4-As the senior-most crew member remaining on board, she left in charge of aircraft. She stayed on the plane to help passengers escape, even though she could have been the first to leave.
5-She was murdered while shielding three children from terrorist.