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Squadron Leader Tapishwar Dutt Vasisht

Service No & Branch 4500 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Apr 1953 Course: 60 Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Feb 1970 Released to Air India
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Apr 1954
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

25 Jan 1969 - 01 Feb 1970Sqn LdrAir India Pilot
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Flt LtTapishwar Dutt Vasisht4500 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1965Announced 26 Jan 1965
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Tapishwar Dutt Vasisht is a qualified flying instructor and has obtained the highest transport category and instrument rating.

This officer was employed in one of the I.A.F. pilot training institutions where he carried out instructional duties with zeal and determination. His sustained efforts resulted in doubling the training output of pilots during the Emergency. To achieve this distinction Flt. Lt. Vasisht flew over 100 instructional hours per month.

In addition to his training commitment, this officer undertook the work of flying troops and equipment to Assam area during the Chinese aggression; a task which he accomplished with great success. The officer displayed a high sense of duty and sincere devotion to his allotted tasks.

Unit : TTW
Reference : GoI19650126No17
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