Video - Heroes of the 1965 War
- Category: The India-Pakistan War 1965
- Last Updated: Monday, 14 September 2015 03:57
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Courtesy of the HAL sponsored "Gnat Brotherhood" film, this short video clip features rare war time footage of several IAF heroes - involved in Air Combats or in daring evasions.
The personallities seen in this video include
Gp Capt Roshan Suri - Test Pilot and Station Commander of Pathankot Air Force Station that was at the forefront of the operations.
Sqn Ldr Trevor Keelor - who claimed the first Air to Air Victory on September 3rd.
Flt Lt V S Pathania - who claimed another Sabre jet on September 4th.
Fg Offr Dara P Chinoy - who ejected behind enemy lines but evaded capture to make it back to our lines.
Sqn Ldr Denzil Keelor - who shot down a Sabre jet on September 19th.
Flt Lt Viney Kapila - Keelor's wingman who claimed another Sabre Jet in the same battle.
Sqn Ldr A J S Sandhu - another Gnat pilot with a Sabre claim to his credit.