|Service No & Branch||4720 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- ----||Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954||Course: 63 Course||Entry Mode : Airmen|
|Service End:||Retired on 25 Dec 1986 Voluntary Retirement|
|Qualifications Held :||Instructor Rating: A1|
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|- 01 Dec 1970||Sqn Ldr||No.43 Squadron||Jorhat||Flight Commander|
|31 Jul 1966 - 21 Aug 1968||Sqn Ldr||Air Force Training Team, NDA||Khadakvasla||Officer in Charge|
|02 Mar 1972 - 22 Nov 1973||Wg Cdr||21 Wing||Leh||Station Commander|
|04 Dec 1973 - 02 Jan 1975||Wg Cdr||Transport Training Wing||Yelahanka||Chief Instructor (Flying)|
|01 Jun 1977 - 01 Jan 1981||Gp Capt||Aircrew Examination Board||Hindon||Commanding Officer|
|09 Jan 1984 - 26 Mar 1985||Air Cmde||AFS Tambaram||Chennai||Air Officer Commanding|
|01 Apr 1985 - 18 Jan 1987||Air Cmde||10 Wing||Jorhat||Air Officer Commanding|
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|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Flt Lt||Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar||4720 GD(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1964||Announced 26 Jan 1964|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar is qualified flying instructor employed at one of the Transport Training Wings for the past three years. This young officer has a brilliant record of flying hours in short service career and holds the highest transport category and instrument rating.
During the emergency this officer undertook the additional training commitment and displayed sense of dedication, responsibility and preserved for long hours to achieve outstanding results. In addition, he flew on many missions to ALGs airlifting urgently required troops and material both by day and night to forward area.
Throughout this period, Flt. Lt. Chandrasekhar unmindful of his personal safety and physical strain, rendered valuable service which was in keeping with the best traditions of the Air Force.
|Unit : TTW|
|Reference : GoI19640126No15|
|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar||4720 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1970|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar joined a transport squadron about a year ago. During this period, he has carried out over 800 hours of operational flying, totally unmindful of operational fatigue. He has also contributed substantially to the buildup of operational pilots in the Squadron and the training of the newly posted officers. He holds the highest instrument rating and is an A-2 instructor. In all his assignments, he has always displayed initiative of the highest order.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Mangatil Karakad Chandrasekhar displayed courage, initiative and professional skill.
|Unit : 43 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970|