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Wing Commander Syed Iqbal Ali

Service No & Branch 8420 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 18 Apr 1964 Course: 88 Course Entry Mode : Direct
Service End: Retired on 29 Jun 1987
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Mar 1984
Badges Qualified
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vir Chakra
Flt LtSyed Iqbal Ali8420 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Iqbal Ali Syed was serving with a Fighter Bomber Squadron. He flew a number of operational missions and destroyed nine tanks, eight vehicles, one gun position, one fuel dump, one building, one watch tower and one fuel train. He also attacked concentrations of enemy troops and armour.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Iqbal Ali Syed displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 101 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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