No.127 Helicopter Unit First Ranas

Motto : Undaunted Undettered
Date Raised : 1985-06-10
127 HU was raised on 10 Jun 1985 at AF Station Hindan under the command of Wg Cdr FH Major. It was the first unit to be equipped with the latest Mi-17 helicopters and accepted the challenging task of providing communication and logistics support to the outposts in the snow capped Himalayas.

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
10 Jun 85 to 13 Jul 87Wing Commander Fali Homi Major11442 F(P)COHindon
14 Jul 87 to 23 Jul 89Wing Commander Ashok Datta11605 F(P)COHindon/ Chaubua
24 Jul 89 to 26 Apr 92Wing Commander Prem Prakash Singh12206 F(P)COChabua
27 Apr 92 to 17 Jul 94Wing Commander Surinder Singh Hanura13137 F(P)COChabua/ Mohanbari
18 Jul 94 to 08 Mar 98Wing Commander Kulwant Singh Gill15220 F(P)COMohanbari
09 Mar 98 to 14 May 00Wing Commander Jasjit Singh Kler16225 F(P)COMohanbari
15 May 00 to 04 Aug 02Wing Commander Yogendra Rajora17327 F(P)COMohanbari
05 Aug 02 to 18 Jul 04Wing Commander Sanjay Anand Kunte18073 F(P)COMohanbari
19 Jul 04 to 26 Feb 06Wing Commander Bhonu Johri18831 F(P)COMohanbari
28 Feb 06 to 02 Mar 08Wing Commander Kenneth Allen18805 F(P)COMohanbari
03 Mar 08 to 28 Mar 10Wing Commander ----------------99999 COMohanbari
29 Mar 10 to 18 Mar 12Wing Commander ----------------99999 COMohanbari
19 Mar 12 to 30 Mar 14Wing Commander ----------------99999 COMohanbari
31 Mar 14 to 27 Mar 16Wing Commander ----------------99999 COMohanbari
28 Mar 16 to Wing Commander ----------------99999 COMohanbari

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