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Wing Commander Sudesh Chand Khullar

Service No & Branch 5605 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 19 Dec 1958 Course: 73 Course
Service End: Retired on 05 May 1981 Voluntary Retirement Died on 04 Aug 2022 Nick Name : General
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 May 1959Flt Lt : 29 May 1963Wg Cdr : 01 Sep 1978
Badges Qualified
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Sqn Ldr
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 1968 - 01 Jan 1969Flt LtFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
30 Nov 1976 - 31 Aug 1979Wg CdrNo.45 SquadronBareilly/ Hashimara Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrSudesh Chand Khullar5605 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details :

Squadron Leader Sudesh Chand Khuller has been a member of a front-line jet fighter squadron since September, 1973. During this period, he has flown 464 hours. Being an experienced QFI, he was largely responsible for the training of young pilots with the result that the squadron now has a high proportion of operationally prepared pilots and the entire squadron holds current instrument ratings. During the tenure of Squadron Leader Sudesh Chand Khuller, the squadron operated five detachments and, every time, planned tasks were completed without untoward incident. Squadron Leader Khuller has so far flown 4000 hours on single­engined aircraft of which 1636 hours have been devoted to the training of ab­initio pilots.

Squadron Leader Sudesh Chand Khuller displayed courage, leadership and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 27th May 1978 - No.29- Pres/78 dated 26th January 1977
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