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Wing Commander Suresh Sitaram Sane

Service No & Branch 4501 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 01 Apr 1953 Course: 60 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1978
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Apr 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1971
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
27 Jan 1969 - 30 Nov 1972Wg CdrNo.33 SquadronGuwahati Commanding Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrSuresh Sitaram Sane4501 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Wing Commander Suresh Sitaram Sane has a total of 4,765 hours of flying to his credit, of which a large number has been flown on operational sorties in the Eastern Sector. In January 1969, he assumed Command of a transport squadron and set out to improve its already high operational potential. This he succeeded in doing with a short period of time. By his efforts, a large number of aircrew also obtained their transport categories. Noteworthy amongst his achievements is the recovery of a damaged aircraft from an advanced landing ground where it had met with on accident. In the absence of adequate maintenance facilities at the Advance Landing Ground, the aircraft was only partially repaired but Wing Commander Sane flew it out successfully.

Throughout, Wing Commander Suresh Sita Ram Sane displayed professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : 33 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 4th September 1971 - No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
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