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Air Vice Marshal Chandra Sekhar Doraiswamy

Service No & Branch 5601 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 19 Dec 1958 Course: 73 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Mar 1993 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Aug 1978Acting Gp Capt : 05 Jan 1981Gp Capt : 02 Aug 1981Air Cmde : 01 Aug 1986
AVM : 08 May 1991
Training and Other Courses Attended
13 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 19561 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Oct 197330 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1990
Badges Qualified
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Flt Lt
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jan 1967 - 01 Jan 1968Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
01 Nov 1972 - 31 Aug 1975Sqn LdrNo.26 SquadronAdampur Squadron Pilot
01 Sep 1975 - 25 May 1976Sqn LdrNo.26 SquadronAdampur Flight Commander
26 May 1976 - 29 Oct 1978Wg CdrNo.26 SquadronAmbala Commanding Officer
26 Nov 1983 - 05 Feb 1986Air Cmde20 WingBagdogra Air Officer Commanding
- AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Additional Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Operations
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vir Chakra
Flt LtChandra Sekhar Doraiswamy5601 GD(P)Award Date 01 Sep 1965Announced 01 Jan 1966
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan, Flight Lieutenant Chandra Sekhar Doraiswami took part in 14 operational strike missions against the enemy ground positions. In all his attacks, he displayed great determination inspite of heavy ground fire and enemy air opposition. Twice his aircraft was hit by enemy ground fire and damaged severely. Instead of returning to base, Flight Lieutenant Doraiswami continued on each occasion to press home his attacks in complete disregard of his personal safety and inflicted considerable damage on enemy armour and troops concentrations.

Throughout the operations, Flight Lieutenant Chandra Sekhar Doraiswami displayed courage, determination and professional skill of a high order.

Unit : 3 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 12th February 1966 - No.15 - Pres/66 dated 1st January 1966
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrChandra Sekhar Doraiswamy5601 F(P)Award Date Announced 23 Jun 1972
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : TACDE
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
24 Jul 1962Mystere IVaIA-1313Flt Lt Chandra Sekhar Doraiswamy
3 SqnEjected in inverted
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