|Service No & Branch||5314 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 23 Mar 1957||Course: 71 Course||Entry Mode : NDA|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 May 1986|
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|01 Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1970||Sqn Ldr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Flying Instructor|
|06 Oct 1980 - 31 Oct 1981||Wg Cdr||3 Battalion, National Defence Academy||Khadakvasla||Battalion Commander|
|- 29 Jun 1986||Gp Capt||Operational Conversion Unit||Kalaikunda||Commanding Officer|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Sqn Ldr||Norbert Joseph Misquitta||5314 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1970|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Norbert Joseph Misquitta has been in Training Unit as a Flying Instructor since February 1966. During this period, he has flown a total of 1,300 hours including 950 instructional hours. On 12th August 1968, when his engine flamed out on the final approach, he took speedy relight action and landed the aircraft safely. Again, in February 1969, he went into an inverted spin while demonstrating a flick on top of a loop. He ordered the coĆĀpilot to eject but himself continued with the emergency recovery actions, and finally managed to recover the aircraft from the spin, and land it safely.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Norbert Joseph Misquitta displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|12 Aug 1965||MiG-21 PF||Flt Lt Norbert Joseph Misquitta||28 Sqn||Overran runway into|