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Wing Commander Vaidyanatha Krishnamurthy

Service No & Branch 5937 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: 13 Oct 1937 Commissioned: 01 Jun 1960 Course: 17 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Mar 1981 Died on 09 Dec 2014 (77 Years age) Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 06 Sep 1961Flt Lt : 09 Sep 1965
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Dec 1966 - 01 Sep 1970Sqn LdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Engineering Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrVaidyanatha Krishnamurthy5937 TECHAward Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Squadron Leader Vaithianatha Krishnamurthy (5937) Techincal/Engineering was commissioned in the Indian Air Force on 1st June 1960.

After several years spent in field appointments, Squadron Leader Krishnamurthy was selected to undergo the Flight Engineers Course. Thereafter he was employed with considerable success as a Flight Engineer in an operational unit. He was selected for training abroad on a new type of aircraft, and was adjudged by his instructors as an exceptional flight engineer. On return, he was closely associated with evolving standard operating procedures, emergency drills and training schedules for the new type of aircraft.

Squadron Leader Krishnamurthy's dedicated work and high level of knowledge have been a source of inspiration and guidance to all aircrew to his unit.

Squadron Leader Krishnamurthy has always displayed high professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Air Force.

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Reference : GoI19710126
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