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Air Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit

Service No 1707 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 21 Jun 1921
Date Commissioned 14 Sep 1941 Course 8 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Mar 1977 / Died on 15 Jul 2005
Remarks :
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "A R Pandit"

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
15 Feb 1942 - 04 Dec 1942Plt OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFKohat Fm 1SFTS to 22AACU
06 Dec 1942 - 12 Feb 1943Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 2Sqn to 151OTU
28 Apr 1943 - 15 Jul 1945Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFBairagarh Attd fm 151OTU To 3Sqn
14 Jul 1945 - 29 Aug 1945Fg OffrNo.3 Squadron, RIAFSt Thomas Mt To 1Sqn
01 Dec 1945 - 18 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.12 Squadron, RIAFKohat Attached
29 Aug 1945 - 03 Apr 1946Flt LtNo.1 Squadron, RIAF To UK
26 Aug 1946 - 31 May 1947Flt LtNo.2 Squadron, RIAFKohat To 1Sqn
15 Aug 1947 - 31 Aug 1947Sqn Ldr2 Equipment DepotMumbai CO
28 Sep 1947 - 09 Dec 1947Sqn LdrNo.3 SquadronPune CO
11 Nov 1947 - 02 Aug 1948Sqn LdrRIAF Depot PH Section
03 Aug 1948 - 11 Nov 1949Sqn LdrPakistanIslamabad Air Advisor
12 Nov 1949 - 17 Sep 1951Wg Cdr1 WingSrinagar Stn Cdr
17 Sep 1951 - 15 Oct 1951Wg CdrAHQDelhi Director (Int)
15 Oct 1951 - 24 Aug 1952Wg CdrStaff College Student
09 Oct 1952 - 08 Oct 1956Wg CdrAHQDelhi Dte of Tech
15 Apr 1957 - 24 Jul 1958Wg CdrConversion Training UnitHakimpet CI
25 Jul 1958 - 17 Mar 1959Wg CdrJoint Training WingHakimpet CI
- 01 Dec 1965Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong SASO
- Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong SASO
13 Jan 1966 - 24 Nov 1967Air CmdeSchool Land Air WarfareSecunderabad Cmdt
25 Nov 1967 - 14 Dec 1967Air CmdeJoint Air Warfare SchoolSecunderabad Cmdt
01 Dec 1971 - 03 Mar 1972AVMMaritime Air OperationsBombay AOC
04 Mar 1972 - 08 Apr 1973AVMTraining CommandBangalore AOC-in-C
01 Apr 1973 - 29 Feb 1976Air MshlMaintenance CommandNagpur AOC-in-C
01 Apr 1976 - 31 Mar 1977Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeAnand Ramdas Pandit1707 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1969Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details : SASO, Eastern Air Command
Unit : EAC
Reference : Gazette of India : No.12 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalAnand Ramdas Pandit1707 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1977Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
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Accidents and Incidents: 3

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
09 Sep 1946Spitfire VIIIMT872Flt Lt A R Pandit
2Kohat FL outside airfield 1mSE eng failure
11 Jun 1947Tempest IIPR646Sqn Ldr A R Pandit
5 RAF5 RAF ac uc collapse on ldg - caught fire and burn
11 Nov 1947Tempest IIPR-836Sqn Ldr Anand Ramdas Pandit DFC
3Injured in Crash at Pune