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Squadron Leader Roopanagunta Vishnu Bhaskar Bhardwaj

Service No & Branch 3079 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 19 Sep 1925 Commissioned: 26 Feb 1945 Course: 30 Course
Service End: Died in Service 22 Nov 1956 (31 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name : Smithy
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 26 Feb 1950
Training and Other Courses Attended
104 CFS (Fg Offr) - 31 Jul 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

15 Dec 1945 - 15 Aug 1947Plt OffrNo.1 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot To UK for Trg. Dec 46
- 19 Feb 1956Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
- 01 Dec 1953Flt LtArmament Training WingJamnagar Flight Commander
01 Feb 1956 - 22 Nov 1956Sqn LdrNo.2 SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 3

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
06 Sep 1946Spitfire VIIIcMD316Plt Offr R W B Bharadwaj
1 SqnForgot to lower U/C.
01 Nov 1952Tempest IIFlt Lt Roopanagunta Vishnu Bhaskar Bhardwaj
Pilot OK
22 Nov 1956OuraganSqn Ldr Roopanagunta Vishnu Bhaskar Bhardwaj +
2 SqnK in Crash, TO from
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