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Flight Lieutenant Harkewal Singh

Service No 5604 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth:
Date Commissioned 19 Dec 1958 Course 73 Course
Service End Died in Service 07 Feb 1968
Remarks :
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "H Singh"
Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtHarkewal Singh5604 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1967
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Harkewal Singh has been engaged in operational flying in NEFA and Jammu and Kashmir areas since December 1956. During this period, he has carried out a total 3441 flying hours of which 2255 hours have been over forward areas. He has frequently volunteered to provide transport support to the Army over hazardous and mountainous terrain and has been an example to the pilots of his squadron. Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Harkewal Singh displayed courage and devotion to duty.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India dated 1st April, 1967 - No.24-Pres/67 dated 26th January 1967

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
07 Feb 1968Antonov An-12BL-534Flt Lt H K Singh*
25Missing over Rohtang Pass - Wreck found in 2003