Sqn Ldr Ramesh Chander Gosain, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr Ramesh Chander Gosain, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, Flt Lt Ramesh Chander Gosain, a pilot of a fighter bomber squadron, was detailed to attack a massive enemy thrust at Longewala on 5th and 6th December. Despite heavy and concentrated enemy ground fire, he destroyed five enemy tanks as well as several gun positions and vehicles.

In this action, Flt Lt Gosain displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.