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Squadron Leader Cavas Kekashroo Panthaky

Service No 6890 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth:
Date Commissioned 14 Jan 1963 Course 83 Course
Service End Retired on 10 Dec 1978
Remarks :
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrCavas Kekashroo Panthaky6890 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details : Squadron Leader Cavas Kekhasroo Panthalty was placed in charge of a helicopter detachment for Flood Relief Operations in Patna area. He himself flew 60 sorties involving 2x hours of flying in a short period of 5 days and air dropped 16 tonnes of food supplies over the marooned houses. He inspired the other pilots by his personal example and this kept the much needed vital supply operations going. In these operations, Squadron Leader Cavas Kekhasroo Panthaky displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
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Reference : Gazette of India dated 22nd January 1977 - No.5- Pres/77 dated 26th January 1976