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Wing Commander Hoshang Kaikhushroo Patel

Service No & Branch 2376 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 29 Aug 1921 Commissioned: 29 Mar 1943 Course: 16 Course
Service End: Retired on 07 Mar 1967 / Died on 25 Jan 2017
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Jun 1944Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
02 Feb 1944 - 12 Sep 1944Plt OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Fm 151OTU
02 Oct 1944 - Fg OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFImphal 
31 Oct 1945 - Fg OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Fm 1Sqn
01 Aug 1952 - 01 Jun 1954Sqn LdrKilo Sqn, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla Squadron Commander
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
22 May 1947Spitfire XIVeRN220Fg Offr Hoshang K Patel
7lost way on ferry fl
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