Sqn Ldr(Retd) Preet Pal Singh Gill, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr(Retd) Preet Pal Singh Gill, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, Sqn Ldr Preet Pal Singh Gill carried out a number of successful night bombing missions over vital and heavily defended targets deep inside enemy territory, and caused severe damage to enemy installations notwithstanding heavy enemy opposition.

Throughout, Sqn Ldr Gill displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.