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Air Vice Marshal Sushil Kumar Mukherjee

Service No & Branch 3527 MED MR-00747
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 06 Nov 1948 Course:
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1983 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 15 Oct 1948Flt Lt : 15 Oct 1949Sqn Ldr : 15 Oct 1957Wg Cdr : 15 Apr 1966
Acting Gp Capt : 15 Jun 1975Gp Capt : 24 May 1974Acting Air Cmde : 03 Jan 1979Air Cmde : 01 Dec 1977
Acting AVM : 06 Mar 1982AVM : 05 Jun 1981
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 May 1961 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptSushil Kumar Mukherjee3527 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 1978Announced 26 Jan 1978
Details :

Group Captain Sushil Kumar Mukherjee joined the Army Medical Corps on 15 October, 1948 and was seconded to the Air Force on 6 November 1948. He distinguished himself by standing first in primary and advanced Aviation Medicine Courses.

As Assistant Director of Medical Services (Flight Safety), he developed improved techniques for investigating medical aspects of aircraft accidents and formulated several measures to reduce human error factors. While serving with the Directorate of Technical Development and Production (Air), he was responsible for the development, evaluation and drawing up specification for various items of flying clothing, safety and survival equipment thereby effecting considerable savings of foreign exchange. In his capacity as the Deputy Principal Medical Officer, Western Air Command, he also prepared lecture notes for the guidance of aircrew and squadron medial officers. As Senior Advisor in Aviation Medicine he has guided various aviation medicine research projects and has also made valuable contribution in the field of aviation medicine.

For his distinguished service of a high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Group Captain Sushil Kumar Mukherjee.0020

Unit : WAC
Reference : GoI19780126
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