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Squadron Leader Yash Pal Sharma

Service No & Branch 6498 GD(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 26 May 1962 Course: 81 Course
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Qualifications Held : Instructor Rating: A1
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 May 1963Flt Lt : 26 May 1967
Training and Other Courses Attended
19 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1960
Badges Qualified
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1972Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrYash Pal Sharma6498 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1973
Details :

Squadron Leader Yash Pal Sharma has been carrying out instructional flying for the last five years. He has a total of 4680 hours of accident free flying, of which 727 hours are on instructional duties. During his tenure at Flying Instructors' School, he has shown commendable enthusiasm in training trainees to be qualified flying Instructors, when the unit faced an acute shortage of instructors, he volunteered to take more pupils and worked ceaselessly towards successful completion of courses. Thus he set an inspiring example, not only his colleagues but also to the pupils.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Yash Pal Sharma displayed professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : FIS
Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973
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