|Service No & Branch||5670 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 07 Feb 1959||Course: 74 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 03 Aug 1973|
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|- 01 Dec 1970||Sqn Ldr||No.29 Squadron||Guwahati||Flight Commander|
|01 Jan 1967 - 01 Jan 1968||Sqn Ldr||Flying Instructors School||Tambaram||Flying Instructor|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Sqn Ldr||Krishnaswamy Chandra Shekhar||5670 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
|Details :|| |
During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron Leader Krishnaswamy Chandra Shekhar was the Flight Commander of a Fighter Squadron. By sound planning, he ensured that all the Pilots of his Squadron were fully operational by day as well as by night. He carried out a number of Photographic missions deep into the enemy territory in unarmed aircraft and in heavily defended areas.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Krishnaswamy Chandra Shekhar displayed courage, leadership and devotion to duty.
|Unit : 29 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|17 May 1961||Ouragan||IC-870||Fg Offr Krishnaswamy Chandra Shekhar||2 Sqn||Ej in flat spin over|