Sqn Ldr Harbans Perminder Singh, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr Harbans Perminder Singh, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, Flt Lt Harbans Perminder Singh was serving with a bomber squadron.

On 5th December, he was detailed on a mission to raid an enemy airfield involving deep penetration into enemy territory which had adequate radar coverage. The target was well defended by enemy fighters and anti-aircraft guns. Despite this he reached the target and bombed it with accuracy. He also successfully completed six other missions.

Throughout, Flt Lt Harbans Perminder Singh displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.