|Date of Birth:||05 Jan 1938|
|Date Commissioned||19 Dec 1961||Course||20NAV Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Jan 1992|
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|Flt Lt||Gopal Krishna Garud||6327 GD(N)||Award Date 22 Sep 1965||Announced 15 Aug 1966|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Gopal Krishna Garud has been a navigator in a Photo Reconnaissance Squadron since 1962. Photo reconnaissance flights are fraught with danger as these have invariably to be flown unescorted in broad day light. During the September 1965, operations, he always volunteered for the most difficult missions and brought valuable information which contributed to a large extent towards the planning and successful execution of operations.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Gopal Krishna Garud displayed exemplary courage and professional skill of a high order.
|Unit : 106 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 8th October 1966 - No.72 - Pres/66 dated 30th September 1966|