Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Wing Commander Rhitendra Kishore Chanda

Service No 4738 Branch F(P)

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Date of Birth: 27 Feb 1934
Date Commissioned 17 Jul 1954 Course 63 Course
Service End Died in Service 26 Apr 1972 (38 Years age)
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
03 Mar 1972 - 26 Apr 1972Wg CdrNo.17 SquadronHashimara Commanding Officer
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
25 Sep 1969Sukhoi-7UU-872Flt Lt Har Kishan Lal Saxena
Sqn Ldr Rhitendra Kishore Chanda
221 SqnCr after doing a rol
26 Apr 1972Hunter F56Wg Cdr Rhitendra Kishore Chanda +
17 SqnAc cr after Aileron
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