In a heart touching incident, Air India cabin crew and passengers paid homage to the fallen hero of the Indian Army, Naik Buta Singh who made a supreme sacrifice while serving at a high altitude area in North Sikkim. When the Captain of Air India announced the carriage of his mortal remains, all the passengers of the aircraft stood up and paid homage to the brave heart. The video of the entire incident is doing rounds on social media.
Singh lost his life last week due to the heavy snowfall in Sikkim. He was posted in artillery regiment which is currently posted in Sikkim. His body was recovered almost five days after he went missing last week. Colonel Ranveer Jamwal Scales Mount Vinson in Antarctica to Become First Army Officer to Climb Seven Highest Peaks Across All Continents.
Video of Air India Captain announcing carriage of mortal remains of Naik Buta Singh:
Air India staff and passengers paid tribute to Naik Buta Singh who lost his life in while serving at high altitude of 19,088 feet in North #Sikkim#Indianarmy @adgpi @airindiain pic.twitter.com/OQLDvQAebV
— sumit sharma (@sumitsharma_87) February 14, 2019
Singh was deployed at the second highest post of the world at an altitude of 19,088 feet. The brave heart belonged to Buraj Hari Singh village in Punjab’s Ludhiana district. He is survived by his wife, nine-year-old daughter and parents. All the ranks of his regiment paid tribute to the brave soldier.