Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Mohan Murdeshwar

Service No & Branch 5178 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: Commissioned: 25 Aug 1956 Course: 69 Course Entry Mode : Direct
Service End: Retired on 31 Oct 1983 Died on 06 Nov 2021 Nick Name : Manna
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : 23 (65)
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1977Acting Gp Capt : 26 Mar 1979Gp Capt : 01 Dec 1979
Training and Other Courses Attended
25 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 22 Nov 1969
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 31 Dec 1971Sqn LdrEastern Air CommandShillong Ops 1A
- Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
18 Jul 1975 - 05 Feb 1976Wg CdrNo.108 SquadronAdampur Commanding Officer
13 Apr 1981 - 14 Dec 1982Gp CaptCollege of Air WarfareSecunderabad Deputy Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Mention in Despatches
Flt LtMohan Murdeshwar5178 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 23 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
06 Sep 1965GnatIE-1112Fg Offr Mohan Murdeshwar
23 SqnStrafed on ground Pa

Articles from Main Site

The First Air Battle - 3rd September 1965 by Gp Capt Mohan Murdeshwar -

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