|Service No & Branch||8428 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: 30 Nov 1943||Commissioned: 18 Apr 1964||Course: 88 Course||Entry Mode : NDA|
|Service End:||Died in Service 28 Nov 1983|
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|01 Jul 1983 - 28 Nov 1983||Wg Cdr||No.224 Squadron||Adampur||Commanding Officer|
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|Flt Lt||Roy Andrew Massey||8428 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
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On the 22nd November 1971 at 1450 hours an order was given to intercept four Pakistani aircraft, which had intruded into our territory near Boyra in West Bengal. Flight Lieutenant Roy Andrew Massey who was leading a formation of four Gnat aircraft proceeded to intercept the enemy. He skillfully positioned his section, got behind one of the Sabre jets and shot it down. His accurate judgment and skillful maneuvering of the formation resulted in the shooting down of two more Sabre jets. After ensuring that no other intruder was in our territory, he brought his formation back safely.
In this action, Flight Lieutenant Roy Andrew Massey displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 22 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|28 Nov 1983||MiG-23 MF||Wg Cdr Roy Andrew Massey +||224 Sqn||Cr Tilpat.Bird hit.|