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Squadron Leader Mukund Lal Bagga

Service No & Branch 15387 AE(M)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 24 Jun 1978 Course: 12 BCC Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1991 Nick Name :
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Flt LtMukund Lal Bagga15387 AE(M)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
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Flight Lieutenant Mukund Lal Bagga is on the posted strength of 26 Air Operation Flight since 07th September 1987. Immediately after his joining the flight, it was ordered to move for Operation Pawan (Sri Lanka). He planned and completed move of technical and maintenance equipment/stores and prepared all the aircraft. The working conditions at Operational location was very difficult and hazardous for maintenance activities.

Besides meeting the regular and routine task of maintenance an additional task of training the newly posted Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Aviation technicians was also entrusted to him. He planned and executed the task of training in an exemplary way and built a highly skilled team of aviation technicians.

On 27th July, 1989, Chetak helicopter Z 390 was hit by militant fire and forced to land away from base. It was declared unfit to fly and a decision was taken to dismantle and transport it to base. Flight Lieutenant Mukund Lal Bagga with his wide experience, improvised the underload sling and accomplished the task of lifting the Chetak helicopter underslung under Mi-8 helicopter without any further damage in a most professional and exemplary manner. A well motivated and dedicated officer, he has a lot of professional pride. His untiring efforts toward a high standard of maintenance has immensely contributed to the operational task undertaken by the flight - a massive 6160 sorties and 3850 hours.

For displaying dedication and devotion to duty of a high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Flt Lt Mukund Lal Bagga.

Unit : 26 AOP Flt
Reference : GoI19900126
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