Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Prashant Satyadeo Dikshit

Service No & Branch 7487 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 22 Jun 1963 Course: 24 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1995 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 22 Jun 1964Wg Cdr : 06 Aug 1981Gp Capt : 21 Apr 1986Acting Air Cmde : 04 Jan 1990
Air Cmde : 02 Jul 1990
Training and Other Courses Attended
32 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1992
Badges Qualified
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Flt Lt
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

23 Mar 1976 - Sqn LdrNational Remote Sensing A 
01 Nov 1988 - 31 Dec 1989Gp CaptAFS BegumpetSecunderabad Station Commander
01 Jan 1990 - 20 Jan 1992Air CmdeAFS New DelhiRace Course Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtPrashant Satyadeo Dikshit7487 F(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Prashant Satyadeo Dikshit was serving with a Bomber Squadron. He flew a number of operational reconnaissance missions covering vital targets like Chitagong, Cox Bazaar, Sylhet and Dacca. On the 4th December, 1971, he volunteered for night mission over Sargodha and carried it out successfully.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Prashant Satyadeo Dikshit displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
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