|Date of Birth:||-- --- --|
|Date Commissioned||11 Dec 1981||Course||128 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Mar 2012|
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|22 Jun 1998 - 09 May 2000||Wg Cdr||No.122 Helicopter Flight||Car Nicobar||CO|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Flt Lt||Ramesh Balakrishnan||16587 F(P)||Award Date 11 Oct 1987||Announced 14 Apr 1988|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Ramesh Balkrishan is posted to a Helicopter unit and has been operation from Jaffna in support of the Indian Peace Keeping Force.
Flt Lt. B Ramesh was detailed as Co-Pilot with Sqn Ldr DR Doraiswamy on special helicopter operation in the night of 11/12 Oct 87. This crew was responsible for successfully landing the troops for three missions at the helipad which was under heavy fire. The helicopter received heavy damage. Flt Lt B Ramesh gave valuable support to his Captain and thereby ensured that the helicopter was flown back to base successfully.
For his commendable dedication to duty and professional competence of a high order, the President is pleased to award Vayu Sena Medal to Flt Lt B Ramesh.
|Unit : 109 HU|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 13th August 1988 - No.78-Pres/88 dated 15th April 1988|