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Squadron Leader Ramashankar Lal Mehta

Service No & Branch 9614 AE(M) (Orig: ENG)
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 03 Jul 1965 Course: 28 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1981 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Dec 1971 - 01 Jan 1972Flt LtNo.22 SquadronKalaikunda Engineering Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Flt LtRamashankar Lal Mehta9614 AE(M)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details : Flight Lieutenant Ramshankar Lal Mehta was enrolled in the Indian Air Force in 1947 in the trade of Fitter Airframe. His exceptional ability and dedicated hard work carried recognition and he was commissioned in the Technical Branch in 1963. For the last eight years he has worked on supersonic aircraft. During the Indo-Pak Conflict, 1971 he maintained high standard of Squadron serviceability. He was able to pinpoint snags and rectify them in the shortest possible time, thereby keeping the aircraft flying and making considerable savings on spares. Flight Lieutenant Ramshankar Lal Mehta has throughout displayed professional competence, technical skill and devotion to duty of a high order.
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Reference : Gazette of India dated 22nd January 1977 - No.5- Pres/77 dated 26th January 1976
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