No.6 Squadron Dragons

Motto : Sada Satark (Always Alert)
Date Raised : 1942-12-01 Location : Jamnagar
Stood down in 1947 for conversion to C-47. Reraised in 1951
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Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Dec 42 to 25 Dec 44Squadron Leader Mehar Singh1559 GD(P)COTiruchirapally
25 Dec 44 to 03 Nov 45Squadron Leader Jehangir Merwan Engineer1572 GD(P)CORisalpur
03 Nov 45 to 05 Aug 46Squadron Leader Azeez Lodhie1584 GD(P)COKohat
05 Aug 46 to 15 Jan 47Squadron Leader Jagdish Chandra Varma1646 GD(P)COKohat
16 Jan 47 to 30 Apr 47Squadron Leader Hrushikesh Moolgavkar1644 F(P)COKohat
01 May 47 to 09 Aug 47Squadron Leader Karori Lal Bhatia1605 GD(P)COKohat
02 Feb 51 to 11 Jul 51Squadron Leader Himmat Singh Ravubha Gohel1705 F(P)COPune
12 Jul 51 to 18 May 52Wing Commander Victor Srihari1624 F(P)COPune
28 Jul 52 to 18 Jan 55Wing Commander John Dunbar Aquino1777 F(P)COPune
19 Jan 55 to 04 Nov 57Wing Commander Gurbachan Singh Bhullar1870 GD(P)COPune
05 Nov 57 to 08 Feb 58Wing Commander Phiroz Mehta1715 GD(P)COPune
05 Jul 58 to 30 Sep 62Wing Commander Chaman Lal Datta2632 GD(P)COPune
02 Oct 62 to 31 Oct 65Wing Commander Vonthibettu Prabhakara Hegde3080 GD(P)COPune
01 Nov 65 to 09 Aug 68Wing Commander Jagdish Behari Lal3646 GD(P)COPune
10 Aug 68 to 27 Jun 72Wing Commander Keshave Dev Kanagat4433 F(P)COPune
28 Jun 72 to 03 Mar 74Wing Commander Sadatulla Mohamed4499 F(P)COPune
04 Mar 74 to 19 Jun 77Wing Commander Yashpaul Singh Marwa4613 F(P)COPune
20 Jun 77 to 02 May 79Wing Commander Harjit Singh Ghuman5692 F(P)COPune
14 May 79 to 02 Aug 81Wing Commander Debatosh Banerjee5800 F(P)COPune
03 Aug 81 to 24 Jan 83Wing Commander Dilip Kumar Ranchhoddas Asher7686 F(P)COPune
21 Mar 83 to 07 Apr 85Wing Commander Vinay Shriram Godbole8431 F(P)COPune
08 Apr 85 to 02 Feb 86Group Captain Harjit Singh Ghuman5692 F(P)COPune
02 Jun 86 to 22 Mar 87Group Captain Pritam Singh8127 F(P)COPune
23 Mar 87 to 18 Sep 88Group Captain Michael McMahon7399 F(P)COPune
19 Sep 88 to 27 May 90Group Captain Chandra Kant Krishnatri7697 F(P)COPune
12 Jul 90 to 20 Sep 92Group Captain Arvind Kumar Nagalia11633 F(P)COPune
21 Sep 92 to 06 Nov 94Wing Commander Dinesh Chandra Kumaria13366 F(P)COPune
07 Nov 94 to 16 Mar 97Wing Commander Ravi Kant Sharma14088 F(P)COPune
17 Mar 97 to 11 Apr 99Wing Commander Jasbir Singh Walia15684 F(P)COPune
12 Apr 99 to 25 Jun 01Wing Commander Anil Khosla15871 F(P)COPune
29 Jun 01 to 22 Jul 03Wing Commander Prashant Nagaraja Kaushik16783 F(P)COPune
23 Jul 03 to 26 Feb 04Wing Commander Ravi Khanna18565 F(P)COPune

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