Wg Cdr(Retd) Ravindar Nath Dogra, Indian Airforce

Wg Cdr(Retd) Ravindar Nath Dogra, Vr.C


During the Indo-Pak war in December 1971, Wg Cdr Ravindar Nath Dogra was in command of a fighter bomber squadron. He flew a number of missions deep into enemy territory which were heavily defended and often came back with a number of bullet holes in his aircraft. His fearlessness and personal example inspired confidence among the pilots of his squadron who volunteered for hazardous missions and completed them successfully.

Throughout the operations, he displayed gallantry, leadership and flying skill of a high order.