27 May 1999 Kargil heights. Own troops consolidated & encircled enemy positions. Squadron Leader Ajay Ahuja in his MIG-21 engaged enemy positions and caused heavy attrition.
Sqn Ldr Ajay Ahuja displayed commendable gallantry and valour before attaining martyrdom. Flight Lieutenant Nachiketas, MIG-27 developed snag and was taken as POW.
Source : ADGPI