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Group Captain Ashateeta Chakravarti

Service No & Branch 3662 F(P) Stream :Transport
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 03 Sep 1949 Course: 49/50 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1978 Nick Name : Chipmunk
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 03 Sep 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1967Acting Gp Capt : 01 Jun 1972Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1973
Training and Other Courses Attended
19 APFIC (Flt Lt) -
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Jan 1975 - 31 Mar 1978Gp Capt14 WingChabua Station Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrAshateeta Chakravarti3662 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1965
Details : Sqn Ldr Chakravarti has been engaged in transport support operations in Jammu and Kashmir area since August 1961. He has flown a total of 6018 hours including about 1023 hours on operations. He has been associated with trial landings on a number of advance landing grounds, and was the first to land at one of the highest airfields in the world. With his intimate knowledge of difficult terrain, he has imparted flying instructions to a number of junior pilots in forward areas. Throughout the operational flights, Sqn Ldr Ashateeta Chakravarti displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
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Reference : Gazette of India 13th March 1965 - No.20 - Pres/65 dated 1st January 1965.
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