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Flight Lieutenant Bagia Laxmi Kanth Reddy

Service No 11305 Branch F(P)

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Date of Birth:
Date Commissioned 31 Dec 1967 Course 98 Course
Service End Retired on 02 Aug 1978
Remarks :
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtBagia Laxmi Kanth Reddy11305 F(P)Award Date 22 Oct 1974Announced 01 Jul 1975
Details : Flight Lieutenant Bagia Laxmi Kantli Reddy was commissioned in the Flying (Pilot) Branch of the Indian Air Foice in December, 1967. He has flown a total of 2251 accident free hours on helicopters over a myriad of terrain. On 22nd October, 1974, he was detailed to undrtake special heliborne operations, in tlie Eastern Sector. He undertook this challenging task and within a period of seven days completed the same by flying to far-flung helipads. Regardless of his personal safety, he flew 122 hazardous sorties with undeterred zeal. Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Bagia Laxmi Kanth Reddy displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
Unit : 105 HU
Reference : Gazette of India dated 1st May 1976 - No.36 - Pres/76 dated 1st July 1975

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
11 Dec 1971Mil Mi-4Fg Offr B L K Reddy
Onboard fire Aijal from Agartala