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Air Vice Marshal Tushar Sen

Service No 6006 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Jan 1939
Date Commissioned 15 Dec 1960 Course 78 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jan 1995 / Died on 05 Jul 2015
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
03 May 1978 - 04 Jan 1981Wg CdrNo.1 SquadronAdampur CO
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtTushar Sen6006 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1968
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Tushar Sen has been serving with an interceptor Squadron. He is one of the most experienced pilots on this type of aircraft and has flown 600 sorties. On many occasions, he had to cope with serious emergencies but each time he brought the aircraft down safely. Once, when all wheels of his aircraft did not come down, and when any normal pilot would have been justified in abandoning the aircraft in such a situation, he, with courage and determination, brought the aircraft back safely on two wheels. On another occasion, when his longitudinal control failed at a low height, he successfully landed the aircraft. He flew a number of sorties in 1965 operations to provide air defence.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Tushar Sen displayed professional, skill courage and devotion to duty.

Unit : 23 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 8th June 1968 - No.35 - Pres/68 dated 26th January 1968
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMTushar Sen6006 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1995Announced 26 Jan 1995
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Reference : Gazette of India , 11th March 1995 - No.94 - Pres/95 dated 26th January 1995