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Wing Commander Swatantra Kumar Goel

Service No 4684 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 29 Feb 1932
Date Commissioned 16 Jan 1954 Course 62 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Feb 1976
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Jan 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1973
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSwatantra Kumar Goel4684 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

Squadron Leader Swatantra Kumar Goel was posted to Air Headquarters Communication Squadron in December 1963 as a pilot on Dakota aircraft for carrying high dignitaries. On the introduction of HS-748 aircraft to the Unit he was among the first to qualify for carrying V.I.Ps. Subsequently, he also qualified on TU-124 aircraft. He has flown over 1,700 hours in the Squadron of which over 900 hours are on VIP flights. He has also to his credit nearly 350 hours of instructional flying. He is also the Type Examiner on HS- 748 aircraft. Throughout, Squadron Leader Swatantra Kumar Goel displayed professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : AHQ Comm Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969