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|Date of Birth:||01 Mar 1933|
|Date Commissioned||01 Apr 1953||Course||60 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 18 Sep 1990|
|Remarks :||d 2004|
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|02 Jul 1968 - 30 Jul 1971||Wg Cdr||No.221 Squadron||CO|
|- 01 Dec 1977||Gp Capt||Armament Training Wing||Jamnagar||Stn Cdr|
|-||Air Cmde||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director (FS)|
|-||Air Mshl||Training Command||Bangalore||SASO|
|-||Air Mshl||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||IG(IS)|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Sqn Ldr||Kshirode Krishna Sen||4495 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1968|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Kshirode Krishna Sen has flown a total of nearly 3500 hours which includes 250 hours on single engined aircraft during night and 1600 hours on instructional duties. On the 10th March 1962, while an instructional duties on an aircraft, he found that the ailerons had jammed and the aircraft went into a spiral. He skillfully managed to get the ailerons free by inducing excessive skid and rocking motion and this saved the aircraft and precious lives. He displayed similar remarkable skill in saving a Hunter aircraft when it was hit by a bird. Once again, he showed remarkable professional skill in saving a Vampire aircraft when there was rear bearing failure during a cross country flight.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Kshirode Krishna Sen displayed professional skill courage and devotion to duty.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 8th June 1968 - No.35 - Pres/68 dated 26th January 1968|
|Bar to Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Wg Cdr||Kshirode Krishna Sen||4495 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1970|
|Details :|| |
On 27th February 1969, Wing Commander Kshirode Krishna Sen was flying a jet, giving preĆĀsolo instruction to a trainee pilot under conversion. While on the final approach, about ten kilometers away from the airfield, the aircraft engine suddenly flamed out. He immediately took control of the rapidly sinking aircraft and ordered the trainee pilot to eject. The ejection process jeopardised his own safety because it blackened the periscope and totally cut out his front view. In spite of this, with determination and courage he kept direction and control of the aircraft and eventually crash-landed it at the airfield. Thus, he not only saved the lives of many civilians on the ground but also made it possible for the administration to investigate the cause of the engine failure and take remedial action.
Throughout, Wine Commander Kshirode Krishna Sen displayed courage and devotion to duty.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970|
|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Kshirode Krishna Sen||4495 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1979||Announced 26 Jan 1979|
|Details :||Citation / Details Not Available|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|27 Feb 1969||Sukhoi-7U||Wg Cdr K K Sen|
Flt Lt R L Bamzai
|At Bareilly. Flt Lt Bamzai 2nd pilot.|