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Squadron Leader Satyendra Pal Tyagi

Service No & Branch 4757 GD(P)
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954 Course: 63 Course
Service End: Retired on 10 Aug 1969
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Dec 1964 - Flt LtAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Flight Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrSatyendra Pal Tyagi4757 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan, Squadron Leader Satyendra Pal Tyagi, Flight Commander of an operational squadron, carried out eleven operational sorties in the Rajasthan­Sind sector, out of which six were low-level tactical missions over enemy concentrations. During these missions, he operated at the extreme limits of the aircraft's radius of action, very often under enemy anti-aircraft and light machine gun fire. On one occasion, though his aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire, he completed his mission successfully. He also few combat patrol sorties at night operating under difficult conditions Squadron Leader Satyendra Pal Tyagi displayed commendable flying skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : AFFC
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th February 1966 - No.14-Pres/66 dated 1st January 1966
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