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Group Captain Kuthirodan Bhaskaran

Service No & Branch 5208 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 25 Aug 1956 Course: 11 NAV Course Entry Mode : Airmen
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Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 25 Aug 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1977Acting Gp Capt : 05 May 1980Gp Capt : 04 Nov 1980
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrKuthirodan Bhaskaran5208 GD(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

After completion of his conversion training on to a new type of aircraft, Squadron Leader Kuthirodan Bhaskaran was posted to a Communication Squadron in February 1967 for navigational duties. During training, he was adjudged as exceptional in his batch. After arrival in the squadron, he undertook the conversion of other navigators in the squadron on the type and successfully achieved this task in a remarkably short time. As Navigator Instructor, he has previously worked in Navigation School and in Transport Training Wing and has the distinction of having his pupil navigators pass out on top of the course list. He has flown about 5,000 hours, of which 1,300 hours have been during his tenure in the Communication Squadron. His hard work and very high professional skill is responsible for bringing up the standard of Navigators in the squadron.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Kuthirodan Bhaskaran displayed courage and professional skill.

Unit : AHQ Comm Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970
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