|Service No & Branch||4713 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: 05 May 1934||Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954||Course: 63 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 May 1986 / Died on 04 Oct 2017|
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|14 Jan 1972 - 10 May 1974||Wg Cdr||No.26 Squadron||Commanding Officer|
|17 Mar 1977 - 25 Mar 1979||Gp Capt||9 Tactical Air Center||Chandimandir||Commanding Officer|
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|Sqn Ldr||Arya Bhushan Lamba||4713 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
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During the hostilities with Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron Leader Arya Bhushan Lamba was the Flight Commander of a Fighter-Bomber Squadron. On the 4th December, 1971, he led sorties on Risalwala and Chander airfields blasting the dispersals. On the 5th December, 1971, he destroyed a tank and a tank transporter. On the 6th December, 1971, he destroyed enemy positions near Narowal. On the 7th December, 1971, he struck twice; once on a troop concentration and later on guns and tank concentration. On the 9th December, 1971, he blew up a bridge over Ichogil canal with a direct hit. By maintaining close liaison with technical staff, he ensured a high rate of serviceability of aircraft in the Squadron.
Throughout the operations, Squadron Leader Arya Bhushan Lamba displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 222 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 17th June 1972 - No.75 - Pres/72 dated 1st June 1972|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|29 Mar 1958||Hunter F56||BA-216||Flt Lt Arya Bhushan Lamba||17 Sqn||MAC during Aerobatic|