|Service No & Branch||9848 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965||Course: 94 Course||Entry Mode : Direct|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 May 2001|
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|01 Jul 1981 - 30 Jun 1983||Sqn Ldr||RSAF||Singapore||Flying Instructor|
|29 Sep 1986 - 01 Nov 1987||Wg Cdr||No.222 Squadron||Hindon||Commanding Officer|
|07 Mar 1994 - 02 Aug 1995||Gp Capt||14 Wing||Chabua||Station Commander|
|20 Dec 1998 - 31 May 2001||Air Cmde||AFS Tambaram||Chennai||Air Officer Commanding|
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|Flt Lt||Kuldeep Singh Sahota||9848 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1972|
|Details :|| |
During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, as a pilot of a front line Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Kuldeep Singh Sahota flew thirteen missions in support of our ground forces. He destroyed four enemy tanks and a few heavy guns. On two occasions, information brought by him about enemy tank concentrations in Chhamb-Jaurian Sector resulted in planning of subsequent missions, which destroyed these enemy tanks.
In this action, Flight Lieutenant Kuldeep Singh Sahota displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
|Unit : 101 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972|