|Date of Birth:||08 Nov 1933|
|Date Commissioned||17 Jul 1954||Course||63 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 25 Dec 1986|
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|- 01 Dec 1966||Sqn Ldr||Air Force Training Team, NDA||NDA||OIC|
|01 Jun 1977 - 01 Jan 1981||Gp Capt||Aircrew Examination Board||Hindon||CO|
|- 01 Dec 1985||Air Cmde||AFS Tambaram||Chennai||AOC|
|- 31 Dec 1986||Air Cmde||10 Wing||Jorhat||AOC|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Flt Lt||Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar||4720 GD(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1964||Announced 26 Jan 1964|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar is qualified flying instructor employed at one of the Transport Training Wings for the past three years. This young officer has a brilliant record of flying hours in short service career and holds the highest transport category and instrument rating.
During the emergency this officer undertook the additional training commitment and displayed sense of dedication, responsibility and preserved for long hours to achieve outstanding results. In addition, he flew on many missions to ALGs airlifting urgently required troops and material both by day and night to forward area.
Throughout this period, Flt. Lt. Chandrasekhar unmindful of his personal safety and physical strain, rendered valuable service which was in keeping with the best traditions of the Air Force.
|Unit : TTW|
|Reference : GoI19640126No15|
|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar||4720 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|