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Wing Commander Amrit Lal Mehta

Service No & Branch 8146 F(P)
Date of Birth: 29 Jul 1942 Commissioned: 31 Dec 1963 Course: 86 Course Entry Mode : Direct
Service End: Retired on 15 Oct 1985 / Died on 01 May 2020 (78 Years age)
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jan 1983
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrAmrit Lal Mehta8146 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details :

Wing Commander Amrit Lal Mehta has been on deputation to the State Government of Haryana as Chief Executive Pilot since 07 February 1979.

Commissioned on 31 December, 1963, he has logged an impressive total of 7310 hours of accident free flying. He has flown over 2500 hours mostly in the supervisory capacity over the hazardous terrain of Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Jammu and Kashmir areas. He has held Master Green rating on Dakota and AN-12 aircrafts and is Right hand seat check Pilot on these aircrafts.

As Chief Executive Pilot, he has been entrusted with the duty to fly the VIPs at very short notice and at odd hours. Wing Commander Mehta at the cost of his personal comfort and domestic obligations, made himself available at all times for such duties thereby displaying total devotion to duty. He is fully dependable in accomplishing tasks even in difficult situations. With his excellent organising ability and exemplary discipline, he has infused confidence among his subordinates. He has been a regular Director General of Civil Aviation Examiner since 1 January 1980. In addition to training and examining plots he has been very closely associated with the development and expansion of civil aviation in the State.

For his professional competence, hard work, integrity and total devotion to duty, the President is pleased to award VAYU SENA MEDAL to Wing Commander Amrit Lal Mehta.

Unit : Govt of Haryana
Reference : Gazette of India dated 2nd February 1985 - No.5-Pres/85 dated 26th January 1983
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