Sqn Ldr Mohinder Singh Sandhu, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr Mohinder Singh Sandhu, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, Flt Lt Mohinder Singh Sandhu flew a number of operational reconnaissance missions over enemy territory. On 4th December, he was detailed for an air mission over Sargodha at night. He carried out this mission successfully, causing damage to enemy installations.

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