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Air Commodore Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar

Service No 4720 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 08 Nov 1933
Date Commissioned 17 Jul 1954 Course 63 Course
Service End Retired on 25 Dec 1986
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1974Acting Gp Capt : 20 Jun 1977Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978Acting Air Cmde : 05 Jan 1981
Air Cmde : 01 Jun 1982
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jun 1977 - 01 Jan 1981Gp CaptAircrew Examination BoardHindon CO
- 31 Dec 1986Air Cmde10 WingJorhat AOC
- Air CmdeAFS TambaramChennai AOC
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Flt LtMangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar4720 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1964Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st February 1964 - No.15 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrMangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar4720 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Squadron Leader Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar joined a transport squadron about a year ago. During this period, he has carried out over 800 hours of operational flying, totally unmindful of operational fatigue. He has also contributed substantially to the buildup of operational pilots in the Squadron and the training of the newly posted officers. He holds the highest instrument rating and is an A-2 instructor. In all his assignments, he has always displayed initiative of the highest order.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar displayed courage, initiative and professional skill.

Unit : 43 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970