Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Squadron Leader Jehangir Merwan Engineer

Service No & Branch 1572 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 02 Mar 1916 Commissioned: 18 Nov 1939 Course: 1 Course
Service End: Retired on 24 Aug 1946 Class B Release Died on 19 Sep 1965 (49 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 18 May 1940Fg Offr : 18 May 1941Acting Flt Lt : 01 Oct 1943Acting Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1944
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Sqn Ldr
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

18 Nov 1939 - 17 Jun 1940Acting Plt OffrFlying Training SchoolRisalpur Trainee Pilot
17 Jun 1940 - 28 Feb 1941Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron Squadron Pilot
01 Mar 1941 - 23 Nov 1942Fg OffrNo.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road Squadron Pilot To CE Calcutta
30 Apr 1943 - Fg OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road 
25 Dec 1944 - 14 Dec 1945Sqn LdrNo.6 SquadronRisalpur Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 5

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
08 Aug 1940Wapiti IIAJ9854Plt Offr Jehangir Merwan Engineer
LAC M Bhaskaran
1 SqnLAC Bhaskaran - Cr o
01 Feb 1941Audax (India)K5572Plt Offr Jehangir Merwan Engineer
1 SqnPranged at Miranshah
08 Oct 1941Hart (India)K2103Fg Offr Jehangir Merwan Engineer
1 CDFCrashed, 8 Oct41, at
09 Nov 1944Hurricane IICLD853Flt Lt J M Engineer
151OTUMinimum skin damage
19 Sep 1965Beech 18VT-COOCapt Jehangir Merwan Engineer +
Radio Offr A M Da'Costa
MaharshtraShot down by F-86 ne
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