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Squadron Leader Surendra Nath

Service No & Branch 5317 F(P)
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 23 Mar 1957 Course: 71 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1977
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 23 Mar 1962
Training and Other Courses Attended
11 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1955
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSurendra Nath5317 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1973
Details :

Squadron Leader Surendra Nath has been engage in operational flying in a heavy transport squadron the Ladakh area since May, 1963. During his present and previous tenures he has completed 1550 hours of operational flying. He was employed as Training Flight Commander in the squadron. With perseverence and professional skill he conducted the training new pilots and familiarised them with the Ladakh sector. This he did with unflinching devotion to duty, has a total 5600 hours of flying on his record, of which 1800 hours are on instructional duties. During operations in December, 1971, he volunteered and participated in the Battalion group Para drops.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Surendra Nath display professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Jndian Air Force.

Unit : 25 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973
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