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Air Vice Marshal Erlic Wilmot Pinto

Service No 1593 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 29 Jun 1921
Date Commissioned 01 Aug 1940 Course 4 Course
Service End Died in Service 22 Nov 1963
Remarks : k in Heli Crash
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
30 Nov 1942 - Plt OffrNo.2 Flight (Coastal Defence)Juhu 
01 Oct 1942 - 21 Oct 1942Fg OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFTrichinopoly To Bombay
05 Dec 1942 - 11 Dec 1944Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAF Plt To Rectt Dir
01 Jul 1945 - 07 Jul 1945Sqn LdrNo.9 Squadron, RIAF attd fr conv
12 Aug 1945 - Sqn LdrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFYelahanka CO
12 Aug 1945 - 01 Feb 1946Sqn LdrNo.4 SquadronHMS Vengeance CO
- Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi DD (Organisation)
11 Jul 1946 - 08 Jan 1947Wg CdrInitial Training WingCoimbatore CO
15 Aug 1947 - 15 Nov 1948Wg Cdr3 WingPalam (Delhi) CO
- Gp CaptEmbassy of India, United KingdomLondon Air Advisor
- Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Policy and Plan
16 Nov 1948 - 06 Mar 1950Gp CaptAdvance Flying School (India)Ambala CO
28 May 1958 - 30 Dec 1959Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi AOA
31 Dec 1959 - 09 Jun 1963AVMOperations Command (WAC)Delhi AOC-in-C
10 Jun 1963 - 22 Nov 1963AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Mention in Despatches
Gp CaptErlic Wilmot Pinto1593 GD(P)Award Date Announced 13 Jan 1951
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India , 17th February 1951 - No.2 - Pres dated 13th February 1951
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMErlic Wilmot Pinto1593 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1964Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details : AOC-in-C WAC
Unit : WAC
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st February 1964 - No.13 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
22 Nov 1963ChetakFlt Lt S S Sodhi*
AVM Erlic Pinto
107HUCr at poonch 6 killed incl 4 Generals