Gunjan Saxena

Gunjan Saxena

Last Updated on November 1, 2019 by

Are you Looking for Gunjan Saxena Age, Birthday, Height, Net Worth, Family, salary, Weight etc..Find the latest complete information on Gunjan Saxena was born in Year 1975 . She is an Indian air force personnel.

ProfessionAn Indian Air Force Personnel
Famous ForBeing one of the first Indian women IAF officers to fly in a combat zone (Kargil War)
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthYear 1975 [1]
Age (as in 2019)44 Years
BirthplaceNot Known
HometownNot Known
College/UniversityHansraj College, University of Delhi
Educational QualificationGraduate
ReligionNot Known
HobbiesReading, Exploring New Places
Awards, Honours, AchievementsShurya Chakra Award by the Indian Army
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseName Not Known (an Indian Air Force Mi-17 Helicopter Pilot)
ChildrenSon: Not Known
Daughter: Pragya (born in 2004)
ParentsFather– Name Not Known (an Army Officer)
Mother– Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother– 1 (Elder, Name Not Known) (an Army Officer)
Sister– None

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Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Basket Chaat, Kulfi Falooda

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Gunjan Saxena

  • She was born and brought up in a family of soldiers, where both her father and brother were in the Indian Army.
  • She always wanted to be a part of the armed forces. In an interview, while talking about her father, she said, “He would always tell me and my elder brother that he wanted us to ride from a tricycle to an aeroplane. And when as a fifth grader I was shown a cockpit by a cousin who happened to be an Indian Airlines pilot, I decided that I only wanted to fly.”
  • She completed her schooling and moved to Delhi for her graduation from Hansraj College. There, she also joined Safdarjung Flying Club, New Delhi to learn the basics of flying. After completing her graduation, she started applying to get a job as a pilot.
  • In 1994, Gunjan Saxena got selected into the group of 25 young women; the first batch of women IAF trainee pilots.
Gunjan Saxena
Gunjan Saxena

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