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Air Commodore Kuldeep Singh Sahota

Service No & Branch 9848 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965 Course: 94 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 2001 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 01 Mar 1989Air Cmde : 01 Feb 1996
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jul 1981 - 30 Jun 1983Sqn LdrRSAFSingapore Flying Instructor
29 Sep 1986 - 01 Nov 1987Wg CdrNo.222 SquadronHindon Commanding Officer
- 06 Mar 1994Gp CaptAir Force AcademyDundigal Chief Operations Officer
07 Mar 1994 - 02 Aug 1995Gp Capt14 WingChabua Station Commander
20 Dec 1998 - 31 May 2001Air CmdeAFS TambaramChennai Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Flt LtKuldeep Singh Sahota9848 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, as a pilot of a front line Fighter-Bomber Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Kuldeep Singh Sahota flew thirteen missions in support of our ground forces. He destroyed four enemy tanks and a few heavy guns. On two occasions, information brought by him about enemy tank concentrations in Chhamb-Jaurian Sector resulted in planning of subsequent missions, which destroyed these enemy tanks.

In this action, Flight Lieutenant Kuldeep Singh Sahota 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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