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Air Vice Marshal Syed Abbas Hussain

Service No 1706 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Feb 1923
Date Commissioned 14 Sep 1941 Course 8 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Mar 1973
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1953Acting Gp Capt : 10 Dec 1956
Acting Air Cmde : 12 Jan 1963Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1965Acting AVM : 01 Apr 1968AVM : 01 Apr 1969
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Mar 1942 - 05 Jun 1942Plt OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFKohat to att 20RAF Fm 2Sqn
17 Aug 1942 - Plt OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFKohat Fm 20Sqn
31 Aug 1944 - 11 Jul 1946Fg OffrNo.8 Squadron, RIAFSamungli Plt later FL to OT U
10 Dec 1956 - 30 Jun 1960Gp Capt7 WingAmbala CO
- Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Trg)
10 Aug 1966 - 29 Mar 1968Air Cmde4 WingAgra AOC
- 01 Dec 1971AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi ACAS (Pers)
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMSyed Abbas Hussain1706 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1969Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India : No.12 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969

Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
14 Nov 1944Spitfire VIIIcMA672Fg Offr S A Hussain
8engine rough at 300' after TO, belly landed Cat E
19 May 1946Spitfire VIIIcMD328Flt Lt A Hussain
8lost on crosscountry, shoft of fuel, FL, tipped up