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Squadron Leader Satinder Lal Rikhye

Service No & Branch 1746 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Jan 1917 Commissioned: 10 Nov 1941 Course: 9 Course
Service End: Died in Service 27 Sep 1947 (30 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943
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

10 Nov 1941 - Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
05 Dec 1942 - 25 Jan 1946Plt OffrNo.7 SquadronPeshawar Squadron Pilot to 12Sqn
18 Jan 1946 - 30 Jun 1946Fg OffrNo.12 Squadron Squadron Pilot
01 Jul 1946 - Flt LtNo.12 Squadron Flight Commander B Flt
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
24 Aug 1943Vengeance IIAN825Fg Offr S L Rikhye
Plt Offr R Ghosh
7 SqnFuel line came loose
27 Sep 1947Dakota C-47VP904Sqn Ldr Satinder Lal Rikhye +
Fg Offr Harish Chandra Francis Mayadas +
12 SqnCr while landing at
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