Group Captain Murari Lal Trehon, Indian Airforce

Group Captain Murari Lal Trehon, Vr.C


During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Wg Cdr Murari Lal Trehon was in command of a fighter bomber squadron in the Western Sector. He flew several operational missions and destroyed a number of enemy tanks, bunkers and gun positions in the face of heavy ground fire. His squadron also carried out a large number of fighter reconnaissance sorties deep into enemy territory which were of great value in planning and executing subsequent operations.

Throughout the operations, he displayed gallantry, leadership and professional skill of a high order.