May 29, 1989, a team of paratroopers, led by Brig. Tariq Mehmood, for a free fall demonstration at the Army Aviation passing out parade at Rahwali near Gujranwala.That ill-fated day, circumstances took unfavorable turn. TM’s first Parachute did not open and the ropes got badly entangled. He cut those ropes with his dagger, and tried to open the backup Parachute. Its ropes also got cut and the parachute failed to deploy. At that moment the velocity with which he was coming down was enormous. He tried his best and somersaulted several times to cut speed but in vain, his distressed family witnessing this calamity helplesslyRead More →