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Flight Lieutenant Samar Bikram Shah

Service No 9413 Branch F(P)

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Name : Samar Bikram Shah Rank Flight Lieutenant
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Awards and Decorations
Number of Awards: 2

   

Vayu Sena Medal
Flt Lt Samar Bikram Shah 9413 F(P) Award Date Announced 26 Jan 71
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Flight Lieutnant Shah while serving with an operational Squadron , once on completion of a night exercise , sufferred loss of control at a very low altitude. He regained control through sheer force and reacted to the emergency with remarkable calm and presence of mind. Instead of abandoning the aircraft he faced upto the danger with courage and landed the aircraft safely.

Awarded the Vayu Sena Medal for consummate skill , daring and courage.

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Reference : Gazette of India : No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971

Vir Chakra
Flt Lt Samar Bikram Shah 9413 F(P) Award Date Announced 26 Jan 72
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Unit : 29 Squadron 
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972


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