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Wing Commander Sanjay Bishnoi

Service No 16213 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 13 Dec 1980 Course 126 Course
Service End Retired on 12 Jan 2003
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 13 Dec 1991Wg Cdr : 05 May 1997
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtSanjay Bishnoi16213 F(P)Award Date 11 Oct 1987Announced 14 Apr 1988
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Sanjay Bishnoi is posted to a Helicopter Unit and has been operating in support of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Jaffna.

He was detailed was coƂĀ­pilot with Sqn Ldr TK Vijay Raj in helicopter on a Special Heliborne Operation on the night of 11/12 Oct 87. He was made responsible for successfully landing the troops for three missions at the helipad which was under heavy fire. The helicopter received heavy damage.

Flt Lt Bishnoi contributed valuables support to his Captain and thereby ensured that the helicopter was flown back to base successfully.

For his exemplary dedication to service and display of professional competence of a high order, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Flt Lt Sanjay Bishnoi.

Unit : 125 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 13th August 1988 - No.78-Pres/88 dated 15th April 1988