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Wing Commander Umesh Kumar Ahuja

Service No & Branch 5069 F(P)

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Date of Birth: 03 Aug 1936 Commissioned: 14 Jan 1956 Course: 67 Course
Service End: Retired on 20 Jan 1977 / Died on 29 Sep 2017
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Aug 1966 - 01 Oct 1966Sqn LdrGolf Sqn, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla Squadron Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtUmesh Kumar Ahuja5069 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1964
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Flight Lieutenant Umesh Kumar Ahuja has been on his fourth operational tour since April 1961, in Jammu and Kahsmir area. In addition to about 70 hours of flying in NEFA area, he has flown about 1300 hours on air transport operations in Ladakh area. During the recent Chinese attack on our northern borders, he flew more than 100 hours in a month. By hard work and skilful handling of his aircraft, he has inspired his colleagues and thus contributed to the high standard of operational efficiency of his unit.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Ahula displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

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Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.
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