Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Raghubir Dutt Law

Service No & Branch 3069 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 06 Mar 1926 Commissioned: 15 Jan 1945 Course: 29 Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Feb 1967 Voluntary Retirement Died on 03 May 1976 (50 Years age) Nick Name : Dicky
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Killed as a Passenger in DHC-4 Twin Otter crash (C-GDHA ) on May 3, 1976, in Lusaka, Zambia, during a demonstration flight for the Zambian Air Force.
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Jan 1950Sqn Ldr : 11 May 1957Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1964
Training and Other Courses Attended
103 CFS (Fg Offr) - 30 Apr 1948
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 Dec 1945 - 01 Aug 1946Plt OffrNo.10 Squadron Squadron Pilot
01 Sep 1946 - 30 Nov 1946Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot To ATS Amb
- 22 Jan 1952Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
23 Jan 1952 - Flt Lt3 Ground Training School 
- 01 Dec 1965Wg Cdr5 WingKalaikunda Officer in Charge Flying
21 Nov 1962 - 14 Sep 1964Wg CdrNo.1 SquadronKalaikunda Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
31 Jan 1946Spitfire VIIIcMD333Plt Offr R D Law
10 SqnU/c fail Hmwabi BUrm
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