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The combat markings on the nose of C-1111 signifies the ordnance delivered and the targets attacked. C-1111, which was part of the No.28 Squadron during the 1971 Indo-Pak War, flew 28 sorties in the eastern theatre of operations between 04 and 15 Dec 1971. C-1111 was responsible for the destruction of three major targets --> an ammunition factory near Dacca, a fortified bunker and a radio installation. On 04 Dec 1971, the aircraft was flown by Flt. Lt. Manbir 'Buzzy' Singh on an escort role and launched a K-13 missile against a Sabre over Tezgaon air base. Later the aircraft flew 11 sorties, armed with 1102 lbs (500 kg) bombs against Kurmitola and Tezgaon airfields
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