Sqn Ldr Nitin Gajanan Junnarkar, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr Nitin Gajanan Junnarkar, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, Flt Lt Nitin Gajanan Junnarkar flew a number of hazardous photo reconnaissance missions over enemy territory. He always completed the task assigned to him. The information obtained by him on these missions contributed to a large extent to the successful conduct of the operations.

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