Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Nestor Joseph De Conceicao

Service No & Branch 5669 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 07 Feb 1959 Course: 74 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 1980 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Sep 1978
Training and Other Courses Attended
28 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 09 Dec 1972
Badges Qualified
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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 Dec 1970Sqn LdrNo.19 SquadronAgra Flight Commander
20 Dec 1976 - 10 Dec 1979Wg CdrParatrooper Training SchoolAgra Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn Ldr Nestor Joseph De Conceicao5669 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Squadron Leader Nestor Joseph De Conceicao is serving as a Flight Commander in an Operational Squadron. He has flown over 5,140 hours without an accident, including 1,475 hours of instructional flying and 1,338 hours on operational missions. He has been responsible for training and supervision of pilots in the air maintenance role. Recently, on an air maintenance mission to an advanced landing ground, his aircraft had an engine failure. He took correct and timely action in the emergency and landed the aircraft safely.

Unit : 19 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972
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