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Wing Commander Manohar Lal Behl

Service No & Branch 5002 F(P) Stream :Transport
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 08 Oct 1955 Course: 66 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 1978
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1976
Badges Qualified
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrManohar Lal Behl5002 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Squadron Leader Manohar Lal Behl has been serving as Flight Commander in an Operational Squadron since December, 1969. Under the general supervision of the Squadron Commander, he was responsible for planning and execution of all operation and training commitments of the Squadron. By his untiring efforts, he brought about considerable improvement in the Squadron's operational capability. In spite of difficult conditions, all operational tasks were fulfilled. He has 6,040 hours of accident free flying to his credit.

Unit : 11 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
27 Aug 1971Dakota C-47BJ-923Wg Cdr Manohar Lal Behl
Flt Lt Kamal Kumar Jotwani
HALNav: Fg.Offr. D.V.K.
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