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Wing Commander Gurmit Singh Maan

Service No 7668 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth:
Date Commissioned 28 Oct 1963 Course 85 Course
Service End Retired on 04 Dec 1987
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr (TS) : 28 Dec 1984
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtGurmit Singh Maan7668 GD(P)Award Date 04 Jan 1968Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

On 4th January 1968, Flight Lieutenant Gurmit Singh Maan was returning from a combat training sortie in a fighter aircraft when he found his longitudinal control jammed. Repeated attempts failed to clear the restriction either in power or manual control and he was left only with the electrical trimmer. Undaunted, with excellent airmanship, he carried out a perfect landing with his control trimmer alone and thus saved a valuable aircraft. In this action, Flight Lieutenant Gurmit Singh Maan displayed courage and professional skill.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969