Sqn Ldr Chidambaran Sargangapani, Vr.C, Indian Airforce

Sqn Ldr Chidambaran Sargangapani, Vr.C


During the India-Pakistan war in December 1971, Flt Lt Chidambaran Sargangapani was a pilot in a fighter bomber squadron. He flew 13 operational missions against the enemy ground forces and destroyed eight tanks, two gun positions and one bunker in the face of heavy ground fire.

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