Group Captain A G Bewoor VM (Retd)

Gp Capt A G Bewoor 9718 F(P) was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in October 65 into the Transport Stream.

He was one of the pioneer members to induct the Il-76 into the IAF.

He flew the first Il-76 into Male during the abortive coup in Maldives in 1988. This, along with the other acts earned him the Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) in 1990.

Over his career spanning 26 years, he had flown various types like the C-119, C-47, An-12, An-24, Il-76 and even the C-46 Commando during his tenure with ARC.

He took premature retirement on 30 Nov 1993 while serving as the COO of 3 Wing at AFS Palam. 

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