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Group Captain Anand Narain Mehtani

Service No & Branch 5804 F(P)
Date of Birth: 25 Jun 1938 Commissioned: 19 Dec 1959 Course: 76 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1988 Superannuated Died on 15 Aug 2009 (71 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 29 Aug 1979Acting Gp Capt : 24 Aug 1981Gp Capt : 21 Jun 1982
Training and Other Courses Attended
14 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 19589 LDMC (Wg Cdr) - 30 Jun 1979
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

- 31 May 1969Flt LtNo.110 Helicopter UnitTezpur Flight Commander
01 Jun 1969 - 01 Jun 1972Sqn LdrNo.115 Helicopter Unit Commanding Officer
29 May 1976 - 15 Jul 1977Sqn LdrHelicopter Training SchoolHakimpet Commanding Officer
28 Apr 1979 - 20 Aug 1981Wg CdrNo.112 Helicopter UnitBagdogra Commanding Officer
07 Sep 1981 - 07 Oct 1984Gp CaptAFS MumbaiMumbai Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn Ldr Anand Narain Mehtani5804 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Squadron Leader Anand Narain Mehtani has been commanding a Helicopter Unit for nearly two years. His Unit has met all its operational commitments. Due to the untiring efforts of Squadron Leader Mehtani, the Unit was soon able to undertake operational missions allotted to it, using the new types of aircraft with which the Unit was reequipped. He has flown nearly 3,000 hours including over 1850 hours on helicopters operating over difficult terrain in the Northern and Eastern Sectors. During his tenure as Officer Commanding, he has shown exceptional devotion to duty and has displayed courage in carrying out casualty evacuation from remote and difficult helipads. He has set a fine example in flying and airmanship to other pilots.

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