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Wing Commander Prakash Balwantrao Jadhav

Service No & Branch 10149 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 13 Mar 1966 Course: 95 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 1993
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtPrakash Balwantrao Jadhav10149 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Prakash Balwantrao Jadhav has been serving with an Operational Squadron for the last seven years. So early in his career, he has amassed over 3900 hours of flying, out of which over 2600 hours have been flown on operational sorties in the Eastern and Western Sectors. He has flown 1174 dropping sorties and 106 landing sorties at advanced landing grounds. His accident free operational flying is a proud record - both in hours and number of sorties. He also took part in paratrooping in the Eastern Sector during the operations in December 1971.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Prakash Balwantrao Jadhav displayed professional skill, leadership and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

Unit : 43 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 6th July 1974 - No.85 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1974
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