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Air Commodore Chidambaram Sarangapani Chandrasekaran

Service No & Branch 8768 F(P) Stream :Fighters

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Date of Birth: 19 Jan 1942 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1964 Course: 89/90 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 1994 Died on 02 Jul 1997 (55 Years age) Nick Name : Patrice
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 06 Mar 1984Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1987Acting Air Cmde : 19 Apr 1993Air Cmde : 19 Apr 1993
Training and Other Courses Attended
33 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 26 Nov 19775 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 31 Aug 1975
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

06 May 1985 - 05 Jun 1987Wg CdrNo.18 SquadronSrinagar/ Sulur Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Flt LtChidambaram Sarangapani Chandrasekaran8768 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Chidambaram Sarangapani Chandrasekaran was a pilot in a Fighter-Bomber Squadron. He flew 13 operational missions against the enemy ground forces and destroyed 8 tanks, 2 gun positions and one bunker in the face of heavy ground fire.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Chidambaram Sarangapani Chandrasekaran 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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