|Service No & Branch||7727 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))||Stream :Fighters|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 28 Oct 1963||Course: 85 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 Jul 1994||Nick Name :|
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|28 Oct 1963 -||Plt Offr||No.24 Squadron||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Aug 1971 - 01 Mar 1972||Flt Lt||No.121 (Ad-Hoc) Squadron||Srinagar||Squadron Pilot|
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|Flt Lt||Shivinder Singh Bains||7727 F(P)||Award Date 17 Dec 1971||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
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During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Shivinder Singh Bains as a pilot in a Fighter Squadron, flew fourteen operational missions in Poonch, Uri and Kargil Sectors in close support of our ground forces. He led missions deep into the enemy territory in the face of heavy enemy ground opposition. He destroyed two enemy conveys of trucks in the Haji Pir Bulge. In one of these missions in the Poonch Sector, his aircraft was hit by ground fire but he managed to get the aircraft back to base safely.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Shivinder Singh Bains displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 121 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|