Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Squadron Leader Samar Krishna Dutt

Service No & Branch 3154 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 27 Feb 1917 Commissioned: 25 Jun 1945 Course: 33 Course
Service End: Retired on 16 Feb 1965 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Jun 1946Flt Lt : 16 Nov 1950Sqn Ldr : 11 May 1957
Badges Qualified
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "S K Dutt"
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 Sep 1945 - 16 Jan 1946Plt OffrRAF Station KohatKohat Photo Duties To BAFSEA
10 Sep 1946 - 08 Nov 1946Plt OffrNo.10 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm RAF Amb
08 Nov 1946 - Fg Offr1 Demob Center Awaiting Release
25 Aug 1947 - Fg OffrAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala Fm Jodhpur
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Additional Notes

Remarks: Blog Note added: 2012-02-01
Squadron Leader Samar Krishna Dutt nicknamed "Charlie” was a fighter pilot who began his career flying Spitfires for Britain’s Royal Air Force in the Second World War. After India’s independence from Britain at “the stroke of midnight” on August 15, 1947, Dutt senior continued his career with the Indian Air Force for many years. Although ostensibly retired he vanished while on a covert mission over Pakistan in 1974.

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