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Wing Commander Rakesh Rastogi

Service No & Branch 16974 F(P)

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Date of Birth: 28 May 1961 Commissioned: 29 Dec 1982 Course: 130 Course
Service End: Died in Service 14 Jul 2003 (42 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Sqn Ldr : 29 Dec 1993Wg Cdr : 17 May 1999
Training and Other Courses Attended
61 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1981
Badges Qualified
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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

01 Jan 1994 - 01 Jan 1997Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
14 Sep 2001 - 14 Jul 2003Wg CdrNo.51 SquadronSrinagar Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
14 Jul 2003MiG-21 UMU-3284Wg Cdr Rakesh Rastogi +
Flt Lt Ganesh Balakrishnan +
51 SqnCr 2230 Hrs Srinagar
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