|Service No || 4724 ||Branch || GD(P) |
|Date of Birth: ||25 Dec 1934 || || |
|Date Commissioned || 17 Jul 1954 ||Course || 63 Course |
|Service End ||Died in Service 23 Dec 1959|
|Remarks : |
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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.
|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Flt Lt||Krishna Noel Natarajan||4724 GD(P)||Award Date 29 Apr 1960||Announced 15 Aug 1960|
|Details :|| |
On the 29th April 1960 Flight Lieutenant K.N. Natarjan displayed presence of mind, devotion to duty and airmanship of a high order when the aircraft under his command which was in flight over most difficult mountainous terrain experienced complete loss of power in one engine. He manipulated the aircraft with cool courage and skill, made a successful singleengine landing and saved the crew and the aircraft. His courage and airmanship were a source of inspiration to his comrades.
|Unit : 12 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 20th August 1960 - No.47-Pres/60 dated 15th August 1960|