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Group Captain Prem Singh

Service No 9853 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 17 May 1945
Date Commissioned 16 Oct 1965 Course 94 Course
Service End Retired on 31 May 1995
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1988
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Flt LtPrem Singh9853 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1975
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Prem Singh was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in October, 1965. He has been serving as a Flying Instructor at Elementary Flying School since July, 1973. During the latter part of 1971 when the majority of flying instructors were away on operational missions, he took it up himself to ensure timely completion of the flying task, carrying out several instructional sorties in a day. He successfully forced landed the aircraft seven time following engine failures. Each time he displayed remarkable airmanship and precise judgment culminating in flawless landings on the airfield, thereby saving the aircraft and. his own life and the lives of his pupils.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Prem Singh displayed courage, professional skill and exceptional devotion to duty.

Unit : EFTS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 21st February 1975 - No.16 - Pres/75 dated 26th January 1975