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Air Marshal Satish Kumar Jain

Service No 9716 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 23 Feb 1946
Date Commissioned 16 Oct 1965 Course 94 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Feb 2006 / Died on 03 Jan 2007
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 12 Oct 1988Air Cmde : 02 Jan 1995AVM : 01 Sep 1999Acting Air Marshal : 15 Feb 2003
Air Marshal : 22 Jun 2002C-in-C : 12 Jul 2004
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

28 Aug 1984 - 15 Dec 1986Wg CdrNo. 30 SquadronTezpur CO
06 Jan 1996 - 06 Jan 1997Air Cmde8 WingAdampur AOC
- AVMJammu & KashmirUdhampur AOC
01 Sep 1999 - 31 Jan 2000AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Addl ACAS (Ops)
- 09 Oct 2004Air MshlTraining CommandBangalore SASO
12 Jul 2004 - 28 Feb 2006Air MshlSouth Western Air CommandGandhinagar AOC-in-C
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrSatish Kumar Jain9716 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1987
Details :

Wing Commander Satish Kumar Jain was commissioned in Oct 65. He has flown as many as 3760 hours accident-free on eighteen different types of aircraft.

He was assigned the command of a fighter squadron in Sep 84. This operational squadron also imparts flying training to freshly commissioned pilots. With superior organizational skill and total involvement, Wg Cdr Jain has reorganized and fine-tuned his squadron into a highly efficient and potent organistaion. He has been able to motivate his officers and men and has thus stepped up flying effort by 50%. Wg Cdr Jain has ensured a consistently high standard of training both for staff pilots and the trainees. With exceptional control and organization of maintenance activities, his Squadron established a record of high aircraft serviceability. In 1985-86 the Squadron recorded 100% serviceability on four occasions. No humanerror accident in 5600 hours of flying is the indicator of his direct involvement in all spheres of activities.

For his commendable organistational acumen, operational achievements and exceptional leadership qualities, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Wing Commander Satish Kumar Jain.

Unit : 30 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1987 - No.37-Pres/87 dated 26th January 1987
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeSatish Kumar Jain9716 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1998Announced 26 Jan 1998
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalSatish Kumar Jain9716 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 2005Announced 26 Jan 2005
Details : AOC-in-C SWAC
Unit : SWAC
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
01 Jan 1968Vampire FB52IB-201Fg Offr S K Jain
Engine failure baled out