|Service No & Branch||4793 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: 11 Apr 1934||Commissioned: 06 Nov 1954||Course: 64 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 26 Oct 1976 Voluntary Retirement Died on 13 Nov 1985 (51 Years age)||Nick Name : Micky|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|- 31 Mar 1967||Flt Lt||No.8 Squadron||Squadron Pilot|
|01 Jul 1962 - 31 Oct 1963||Flt Lt||No.29 Squadron||Tezpur||Flight Commander|
|- 01 Sep 1965||Sqn Ldr||No.47 Squadron||Adampur||Flight Commander|
|10 Apr 1967 - 01 May 1970||Sqn Ldr||No.10 Squadron||Jamnagar||Flight Commander|
|01 May 1970 -||Sqn Ldr||Air Head Quarters||Delhi|
|03 Mar 1972 - 19 May 1974||Wg Cdr||No.220 Squadron||Jodhpur||Commanding Officer|
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|Sqn Ldr||Madhukar Shantaram Jatar||4793 GD(P)||Award Date 07 Sep 1965||Announced 10 Sep 1965|
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During the recent operations against Pakistan, Squadron Leader Madhukar Shantaram Jatar was the Flight Commander in an operational Squadron which carried out 14 operational sorties. On the 7th September 1965, he led a formation of eight Mysteres on a ground strike mission on Bhagranwala airfield. The raid had to be carried out at a low altitude when visibility was poor. Squadron Leader Jatar inspired is men with courage and tenacity of purpose and the attack on the airfield was pressed home resolutely. As a result one enemy Sabre Jet was destroyed and another damaged. After carrying out the mission successfully, Squadron Leader Jatar brought his formation of eight aircraft safely back to the base.
In this operation, Squadron Leader Madhukar Shantaram Jatar displayed leadership, devotion to duty and professional skill of a high order in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.
|Unit : 8 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 1st January 1966 - No.131 - Pres/65 dated 10th September 1965|
|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Wg Cdr||Madhukar Shantaram Jatar||4793 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1975|
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Wing Commander Madhukar Shantaram Jatar was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in November, 1954. He has been commanding a front line strike Squadron since March, 1972. His devotion to work has led to successful accomplishment of all tasks assigned to him well in time under difficult and trying conditions. A flier of exceptional merit, Wing Commander Jatar stands out as an officer worthy of emulation, who brought to bear his experience in all his work which has led to high operational efficiency of the squadron.
Throughout, Wing Commander Madhukar Shantaram Jatar displayed courage, professional skill and exceptional devotion to duty.
|Unit : 8 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 21st February 1975 - No.16 - Pres/75 dated 26th January 1975|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|11 Dec 1971||HF-24 Marut||D-1204||Sqn Ldr Madhukar Shantaram Jatar||220 Sqn||Dest on ground by F-|