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Group Captain Subhash Chandra Kharbanda

Service No 10113 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 12 Feb 1946
Date Commissioned 13 Mar 1966 Course 95 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Dec 1996
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1989
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtSubhash Chandra Kharbanda10113 F(P)Award Date 22 Oct 1974Announced 01 Jul 1975
Details : Flight Lieutenant Subhash Chander Kharbanda was commissioned in the Flying (Pilot) Branch of the Indian Air Force in March 1966. He has been serving with a helicopter Unit since April, 1972. During October and December, 1974 when the Unit was called upon to mount special heliborne operations in the Eastern Sector, he was chosen to undertake numerous missions to forward helipads. He undertook 28 successful missions in the theatre. He often had to fly from dawn to dusk. . He carried out numerous sorties which resulted in successful completion of the operations. Flight Lieutenant Subhash Chander Kharbarnda thus displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
Unit : 118 HU
Reference : Gazette of India dated 1st May 1976 - No.36 - Pres/76 dated 1st July 1975