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Air Marshal Ripu Daman Sahni

Service No 3867 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 08 May 1928
Date Commissioned 15 Apr 1950 Course 51 Course
Service End Retired on 31 May 1986
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1967Acting Gp Capt : 15 Sep 1970Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1972Acting Air Cmde : 01 May 1975
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1976Acting AVM : 16 Jun 1980AVM : 01 Oct 1980Acting Air Marshal : 31 Dec 1983
Air Marshal : 21 May 1984C-in-C : 01 Nov 1984
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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
01 Jan 1967 - 01 Jan 1970Wg CdrHindustan Aeronautics LimitedBangalore TP/ CTP
01 Jan 1970 - 01 Jan 1973Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi JD (Plans)
01 Aug 1974 - 30 Apr 1975Gp CaptAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore Cmdt
01 May 1975 - 01 Dec 1977Air CmdeAircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore Cmdt
01 Jan 1978 - 01 Jan 1980Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Projects)
01 Jan 1980 - 23 Feb 1982AVMCentral Air CommandAllahabad SASO
24 Feb 1982 - 31 Dec 1983AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi SDS (Air)
01 Jan 1984 - 31 Oct 1984Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOP
01 Nov 1984 - 31 May 1986Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeRipu Daman Sahni3867 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1980Announced 26 Jan 1980
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalRipu Daman Sahni3867 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1986Announced 26 Jan 1986
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
27 Aug 1951Dakota C-47HJ-913Fg Offr R D Sahni
12ac ditched Wular Lake due to pt negligence.