Institute of Aerospace Safety


Location : Palam
The institute was carved out of Directorate of Flight Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Unit previously existed as IFS

Commanding Officers


16 Apr 81 - 16 Jul 83
Group Captain
Sherwin Derek Leslie Tully
5270 F(P)
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19 Sep 83 - 28 Sep 85
Group Captain
Sanjeeva Sahay
6139 F(P)
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18 Oct 85 - 31 Oct 86
Group Captain
Subir Dey
5309 F(P)
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01 Nov 86 - 27 Feb 89
Group Captain
Mohinder Singh Bhatia
8734 F(P)
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08 May 89 - 28 Apr 91
Group Captain
Amlendra Nath Sen
8395 F(P)
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01 May 91 - 10 Aug 93
Group Captain
Henery Osborne Robey
10166 F(P)
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23 Aug 93 - 27 Nov 94
Group Captain
N Singh

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28 Nov 94 - 29 Feb 96
Group Captain
Mohammed Haroon Zaki
12775 F(P)
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08 Apr 96 - 01 May 99
Group Captain
Ranjan Bhattacharya
13139 F(P)
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10 May 99 - 16 Apr 00
Group Captain
Ranjit Kumar Bora
12927 F(P)
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17 Apr 00 - 28 Jul 02
Group Captain
K Singh

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01 Aug 02 - 13 Feb 05
Group Captain
Satnam Singh
14676 F(P)
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14 Feb 05 - 30 Sep 07
Group Captain
Sanjay Dandapani
14690 F(P)
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01 Oct 07 - 31 Mar 09
Group Captain
Eslin Paul D'Couto
17863 F(P)
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05 Jul 10 - 29 Apr 12
Group Captain
Dipendra Kumar Singh
20142 F(P)
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