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Squadron Leader Baldev Singh

Service No & Branch 5007 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 15 Apr 1936 Commissioned: 08 Oct 1955 Course: 66 Course
Service End: Died in Service 11 May 1968
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
03 Jun 1967 - 11 May 1968Sqn LdrNo.41 Squadron Commanding Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt Lt Baldev Singh5007 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1963
Details : As a pilot and a Flight commander of a logistical air support squadron between February 1960 and January 1962, Flight Lieutenant Baldev Singh has carried out more than 1200 hours of operational flying over NEFA and NHTA. All this flying was done on single engine aircraft, which had to operate from small unmanned landing grounds situated in narrow and dangerous valleys, and unpredictable weather conditions. Earlier, he served two years in a transport squadron in the J & K area. He has shown great courage and devotion to duty in successfully carrying out the tasks assigned to him.
Unit : 59 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 26th January 1963 - No. 10-Pres/63 dated 26th January, 1963

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
11 May 1968Otter DHC-3IM-1719Sqn Ldr Baldev Singh +
Fg Offr Virender Singh Randhawa +
41 SqnCr during test sorti
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