- Category: The Bangladesh War 1971
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 13 June 2017 03:46
- Written by Air Cmde Manbir Singh VrC VM
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Air Commodore Manbir Singh VrC flew with No.28 Squadron during the 1971 War as a Flt Lt. During the course of the Bangladesh Operations, he flew 27 sorties in Air Defence, Counter Air and Close Support roles including night time bombing missions. In this article he recollects his very first combat sortie involving combat with a Pakistani F-86 Sabre Jet.