Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Wing Commander Tekkidath Vijayan Nair Vijayan

Service No & Branch 5009 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: 25 May 1933 Commissioned: 08 Oct 1955 Course: 66 Course
Service End: Died in Service 11 Apr 1975 (42 Years age) Aircraft Loss MiG-21 FL at Pathankot. MACW MiG Killed
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Training and Other Courses Attended
9 PAI (Flt Lt) - 01 Feb 196226 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 21 Nov 1970
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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
01 Feb 1974 - 11 Apr 1975Wg CdrNo.3 SquadronPathankot Commanding Officer
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
09 Nov 1966MiG-21 UWg Cdr Norman Foster Watts
Sqn Ldr Tekkidath Vijayan Nair Vijayan
4 SqnCr L in Chandigarh.
11 Apr 1975MiG-21 FLWg Cdr Tekkidath Vijayan Nair Vijayan +
3 SqnMACW MiG Killed
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