Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Robindra Kumar Sinha

Service No & Branch 9032 ADM (Orig: F(P))
Date of Birth: 17 Jan 1944 Commissioned: 25 Dec 1964 Course: 91 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Apr 1994
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985
Training and Other Courses Attended
18 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Sep 1980
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Wg Cdr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Flt LtRobindra Kumar Sinha9032 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details : During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971 as a pilot in a Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Robindra Kumar Sinha flew a number of operational missions. Some of these missions were for photo/visual reconnaissance deep inside the enemy territory, and the information brought by him helped to plan subsequent strike missions which successfully destroyed enemy targets. He also flew many operational missions in support of our ground forces in Chhamb-Jaurian sector and destroyed four enemy tanks and several vehicles despite heavy ground fire and air opposition. His missions had a decisive effect in relieving our ground forces of enemy pressure.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Robindra Kumar Sinha 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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