|Service No & Branch||7739 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 28 Oct 1963||Course: 85 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 30 Apr 1992|
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|22 Mar 1982 - 26 Aug 1984||Wg Cdr||230 Signal Unit||Amritsar||Station Commander|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Flt Lt||Jagdish Bhattacharya||7739 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
|Details :|| |
During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Jagdish Bhattacharya, as a pilot of a Fighter Bomber Squadron, carried out many operational missions. On the 6th December, 1971, while he was attacking the enemy near Munawar river, his aircraft was hit by enemy ground fire. As his aircraft was getting out of control, he ejected in the enemy territory. The enemy sent a detachment to capture him but inspite of spine injury, he evaded the enemy.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Jagdish Bhattacharya displayed courage and devotion to duty.
|Unit : 101 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|06 Dec 1971||Sukhoi-7||Flt Lt Jagdish Bhattacharya||101 Sqn||SD 1225 Hrs. Chamb|