Sqn Ldr Kuldeep Singh Sahota, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr Kuldeep Singh Sahota, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, as a pilot of a fighter bomber squadron, Flt Lt Kuldeep Singh Sahota flew 13 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 the Chhamb-Jaurian Sector resulted in planning of subsequent missions which destroyed these enemy tanks.

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