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Squadron Leader Mohinder Singh Sandhu

Service No & Branch 8101 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1963 Course: 86 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1980 Released to Air India
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Flt Lt
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Flt LtMohinder Singh Sandhu8101 F(P)Award Date Announced 30 Dec 1971
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During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Mohinder Singh Sandhu flew a number of operational reconnaissance missions over enemy territory. On the 4th December, 1971, he was detailed for an air mission over Sargodha at night. He carried out this mission successfully.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Mohinder Singh Sandhu displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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