- A Monitor Desk Report 11 Mar, 2019 | 311 Views | -+
Captain Imdadul Hoque, 52 year old Boeing 777 Captain of Biman Bangladesh Airlines passed away on March 9
Dhaka: Captain Imdadul Hoque, a 52 year old Boeing 777 Captain of Biman Bangladesh Airlines passed away on March 9, Saturday. He was suffering from illness since the last few months. The late captain was diagnosed as in the last stage of skin cancer last week.
Capt. Imdad's body was received by his colleagues and employees of Biman when it reached Dhaka from Bangkok on March 10 in the evening. His Namaze Janaza was held at sector 3 Jamee Masjid Uttara at 8 pm and later his burial at sector 4 graveyard.
The late captain was known as one of the kindest, soft spoken and well behaved person amongst the employees of Biman Bangladesh Airlines. He was known as the most popular pilot amongst their community – Bangladesh Airline Pilots Association (BAPA). Captain Mahbubur Rahman, President of BAPA has described the departure of such a soul as a huge loss for the airline and the pilot community of Bangladesh.
Air Marshal (Retd.) Muhammad Enamul Bari, Chairman, Biman Board of Directors; A M Mosaddique Ahmed, Managing Director and CEO, Biman Bangladesh Airlines; Captain Ishtiaque Hossain, Executive Vice President of the Montreal based International Pilots Forum (IFALPA) have sent their condolences for the untimely departure of Capt Imdad and to his bereaved family.