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Group Captain Suranjan Das

Service No 3175 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 22 Feb 1920
Date Commissioned 08 Nov 1943 Course 19 Course
Service End Died in Service 10 Jan 1970
Remarks : CTP HAL k HF-24 Crash
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 08 Nov 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962Acting Gp Capt : 15 Jan 1964Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1966
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
16 Apr 1955 - 21 Oct 1955Sqn LdrNo.3 SquadronAmbala CO
01 Nov 1959 - 01 Jun 1961Sqn LdrAir Armament Training UnitKanpur CO
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrSuranjan Das3175 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1962Announced 26 Jan 1962
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India , 3rd February 1962 - No.16 - Pres/62 dated 26th January 1962
Padma Vibhushan
Gp CaptSuranjan Das3175 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details : HAL
Unit : HAL
Reference :

Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
11 Jan 1952HT-2Sqn Ldr Suranjan Das
HALBO Southwest of Yelahanka.
09 Jan 1970HF-24 MarutBD-886Gp Capt Suranjan Das*
HALCr after TO from Bangalore