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Wing Commander Amiesh Sengupta

Service No & Branch 10385 F(P)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Jul 1966 Course: Aux to IAF Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1981 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : AUX359, Antedate from 17 Nov 62
Badges Qualified
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtAmiesh Sengupta10385 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Amiesh Sengupta has been serving as Flight Commander of the Jet Bomber Conversion Unit since August 1969. During the period March 1970 to February 1971, he was the only qualified instructor available at the Unit. Inspite of this he completed the training of three courses on schedule, working 12 to 14 hours a day. On 19th January and again on 5th March 1970, while carrying out training flights, he was faced with total hydraulic failures on his aircraft. He handled these emergencies with courage and high professional skill, and on both the occasions, landed the aircraft safely at base. During his eight years of service, he has flown 3,500 accident free hours, of which 1,900 hours have been on instructional duties.

Unit : JBCU
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972
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