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Group Captain Madhava Krishna Khashav

Service No & Branch 5119 F(P)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Apr 1956 Course: 68 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1982
Remarks : 17Sqn(71)
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1977Acting Gp Capt : 05 May 1980Gp Capt : 04 Nov 1980
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Oct 1962 - 01 Oct 1963Flt LtControl & Reporting SchoolMemaura Directing Staff
- 01 Jun 1972Sqn LdrNo.14 SquadronKalaikunda Flight Commander
01 Jan 1967 - 01 Jan 1969Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
28 Apr 1975 - 06 Jun 1977Wg CdrNo.14 SquadronKalaikunda Commanding Officer
03 Dec 1977 - 06 Apr 1980Wg Cdr8 Forward Base Support UnitAwantipur Station Commander
05 May 1980 - 30 Sep 1982Gp CaptTraining CommandBangalore Command Flying Training Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrMadhava Krishna Khashav5119 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Squadron Leader Madhavakrish Khashav (5119) General Duties (Pilot) has been a senior instructor at the Flying Instructors' School since November 1966. He has flown a total of 3500 hours inclusive of 2000 hours of accident free instructional flying. He also holds an A-2 instructor category. Through his preserving effort and inspiration, many unpromising pilot have qualified as Q.F.Is and are doing well in their instructional duties. In addition to training commitments, Squadron Leader Khashav has also successfully organized various flight safety programmes with remarkable results.

Squadron Leader Khashav has rendered valuable service of considerable significance to the Air Force.

Unit : FIS
Reference : GoI19700126
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrMadhava Krishna Khashav5119 F(P)Award Date Announced 23 Jun 1972
Details : Flt Cdr
Unit : 14 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972

Additional Notes

Remarks: Quarterly Database Update Note added: 2010-07-07
==-Awarded Mentioned in Despatch---- after the 1971 War in the Eastern sector. Last posting Command Training Officer ( Training Command) I had commanded FBSU Avantipur, OC No 14 Squadron, Aircraft flown Vampires, Hunters, Avro748,Devon, Mig21 FL, Gnats, Havard, Tigermoth, Kiran, HT2 ,Aloutte, L29Conducted initial trails and inducted KIRAN into serviceExperienced action in the Eastern sector in the strike role with 17 Sqn

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