IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria will award unit citation to Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman's 51 Squadron for preventing the aerial attack and shooting down a Pakistani F-16 jet. 

According to reports, this award will be received by commanding officer Group Captain Satish Pawar on Air Force's 87th anniversary celebrations on October 8. 

The 9 Squadron whose Mirage 2000 fighter jets dropped laser-guided bombs on the Jaish camp inside Pakistan on February 26 will be awarded a citation.   

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Source: the statesman

Reports mention that Squadron Leader Minty Agarwal's 601 Signal Unit will get a citation too for preventing an approaching air strike by Pakistani jets on February 27.

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Source: Zee news

On the occasion of the 87th anniversary, IAF has planned a lot of events which include air display by various aircraft. The airshow will commence with flag bearing skydivers of renowned AKASH GANGA Team jumping from AN-32 aircraft.