|Service No & Branch||5672 F(P)|
|Date of Birth: 16 Feb 1938||Commissioned: 07 Feb 1959||Course: 74 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 29 Feb 1992 / Died on 13 Apr 2008||Nick Name : Japua|
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|18 Jul 1977 - 04 Nov 1979||Wg Cdr||No.47 Squadron||Halwara/ Chabua||Commanding Officer|
|13 Oct 1983 - 19 Sep 1986||Gp Capt||505 Signal Unit||Memaura (Lucknow)||Station Commander|
|25 Sep 1986 - 23 Mar 1988||Air Cmde||2 Wing||Lohegaon (Pune)||Air Officer Commanding|
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|Mention in Despatches|
|Flt Lt||Janak Pratap Singh||5672 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1966|
|Details :||Citation / Details Not Available|
|Unit : 1 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966|
|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Gp Capt||Janak Pratap Singh||5672 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1984|
|Details :|| |
Group Captain Janak Pratap Singh is a highly experienced fighter pilot and has logged nearly 3000 hours of fighter flying. The officer is professionally highly qualified and has the distinction of having been Flight Commander of three fighter squadrons and commanding officer of MiG Squadron.
Due to his qualities of leadership, flying skill and dedication, the unit under his command won the Armament and Rocket trophies, won the Air HQrs Instrument rating Trophy and was declared the best squadron of the year in Eastern Air Command. For these achievements the officer was commended by the AOC-in-C, Eastern Air Command.
The officer was mentioned in despatches during 1965 operations. For having professionally handled a grave night flying emergency on MiG aircraft Gp Capt JP Singh was commended by the Chief of the Air Staff.
During the course of his present tenure as Joint Director Air Staff Inspection, his experience has been of immense value to the operational wings and squadrons.
For having consistently displayed the highest qualities of leadership, professional skill and dedication to the service, the President is pleased to award Vayu Seva Medal to Group Captain Janak Pratap Singh.
|Unit : AHQ|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 2nd February 1985 - No.5-Pres/85 dated 26th January 1983|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|18 Mar 1974||MiG-21 U||U-459||Sqn Ldr Vinod Kumar Verma|
Sqn Ldr Janak Pratap Singh
|TACDE||FL after engine flam|
|25 Feb 1975||MiG-21 U||U-666||Sqn Ldr Janak Pratap Singh|
Flt Lt S G Bose
|3 Sqn||AC caught fire, Both|