Group Captain Z.A Shah, Indian Airforce

Group Captain Z.A Shah, Vr.C


Sqn Ldr Z.A Shah was born on 22nd Jan 1921 in Oxford England. He was a Christian. In 1947, he was the ADC to Lord Mountbatten.

As Commander of a fighter squadron, Sqn Ldr Z.A Shah organised the Air Force base at Srinagar. He stayed in Kashmir throughout the hostilities.

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