Senior Officers of the IAF - 1989 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Vice Marshal Subramaniam Raghavendran (3840 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.23 Squadron1982-08-18 to 1990-05-17
Air Marshal Kapil Dev Chadha (3845 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.43 Squadron1982-01-01 to 1990-08-08
Air Marshal Kuldip Singh Bhatia (4139 AE(L))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1987-11-01 to 1989-04-30 - Retired
Air Chief Marshal Surendra Kumar Mehra (4197 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Marshal Nirmal Chandra Suri (4236 F(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-03-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Marshal Parduman Kumar Jain (4366 ADM)AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-28 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Didar Singh Sabhikhi (4393 F(N))Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1988-06-29 to 1991-08-31
Air Marshal Parduman Krishan Puri (4397 F(N))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-09-01 to 1989-06-30 - Retired
Air Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth (4403 F(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1987-12-01 to 1991-09-30
Air Marshal Partha Kumar Dey (4404 F(P))AOC-in-C, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1988-08-01 to 1992-03-31
Air Marshal Man Mohan Sinha (4408 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-02-08 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Gandharva Sen (4429 F(P))AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1987-12-21 to 1989-10-31 - Retired
Air Marshal Pattathil Venugopal (4431 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1986-12-01 to 1989-06-30
Air Marshal Prithi Singh (4480 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-08-01 to 1992-04-30
Air Marshal Mohinder Singh Bawa (4494 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-03-01 to 1990-12-31
Air Marshal Kshirode Krishna Sen (4495 F(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1989-07-01 to 1990-05-31
Air Marshal Raj Kumar Nehra (4518 AE(M))SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-01-11 to 1989-04-06
--Same as above--AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-05-10 to 1990-12-31
Air Marshal Sibaprasad Chakrabarti (4528 AE(M))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-05-01 to 1991-01-31
Air Marshal Abraham Mathews (4547 AE(L))DG (Radar & Comm Project), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1991-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Purushottam Laxmikant Purohit (4581 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1988-02-15 to 1989-01-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Eric Lionel Allen (4582 F(P))Cmdt, Air Force AcademyDundigal1988-01-19 to 1990-02-28
Air Marshal Har Krishan Oberai (4583 F(P))AOP, Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-07-03 to 1990-09-30
Air Marshal Suresh Chand (4585 F(P))SASO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-01-18 to 1989-11-05
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1989-11-07 to 1991-03-31
Air Marshal Dilip Shankar Jog (4608 F(P))CoS, Western Air CommandDelhi1987-12-30 to 1990-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Amia Kumar Sen (4717 F(P))CI (Air), Defence Services Staff CollegeWellington1987-01-01 to 1990-06-30
Air Chief Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.17 Squadron1985-07-20 to 1995-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Swaroop Krishna Kaul (4721 F(P))SASO, South Western Air CommandJodhpur1988-03-01 to 1989-01-01
Air Marshal Rajendra Kumar Dhawan (4736 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1990-04-01
Air Vice Marshal Debabrata Choudhury (4759 ADM)SOA, Eastern Air CommandShillong1988-11-01 to 1990-05-31
Air Vice Marshal Sukh Dev Mohan (4789 F(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1986-07-14 to 1989-06-30
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong1989-07-03 to 1991-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Edwin Godfrey Salins (4796 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1988-04-11 to 1989-02-28 - Retired
Air Marshal Prabhat Kumar Varma (4822 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.29 Squadron1987-09-14 to 1997-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Pinnapakkam Masilamani Sundaram (4857 MED)Cmdt, Command Hospital, Air ForceBangalore1987-10-31 to 1990-04-29
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Singh Lamba (4877 F(P))Cmdt, Aircraft and Systems Testing EstablishmentBangalore1987-03-01 to 1991-04-28
Air Vice Marshal Madhabendra Banerji (4898 F(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-01-18 to 1990-01-31
Air Vice Marshal Shashikumar Samuel Ramdas (4930 AE(M))SMSO, Western Air CommandDelhi1986-01-01 to 1989-05-08
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---SMSO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-04-08 to 1990-11-01
Air Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.1 Squadron1987-07-15 to 1993-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Brijesh Dhar Jayal (4972 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-09-03 to 1989-07-02
--Same as above--ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1990-04-01
Air Vice Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran (4973 F(P))Director (PO), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-12-19 to 1990-05-17
Air Vice Marshal Ravinder Nath Bharadwaj (5001 F(P))ACAS (Plans), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-07-03 to 1990-06-24
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Chaturvedi (5030 ACCTS)Director (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhi1984-06-01 to 1989-10-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Pondicherry Jayarao Jayakumar (5037 F(P))Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad1988-02-15 to 1989-07-02
--Same as above--ACAS (Inspection), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-01-01 to 1990-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Trilochan Singh (5043 F(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence Control CentreDelhi1988-05-01 to 1990-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Dushyant Singh (5048 F(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur1988-02-01 to 1989-02-28
--Same as above--Cmdt, College of Air WarfareSecunderabad1989-07-03 to 1991-03-08
Air Vice Marshal Amrit Mohan Mehta (5051 F(P))DG , Air Force Naval Housing BoardDelhi1989-04-01 to 1992-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Naresh Kumar (5057 F(P))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-03-10 to 1989-07-02
Air Vice Marshal Thupakulu Narasimhulu Bhavani Shankar (5060 F(P))AOC, Maritime Air OperationsBombay1989-02-01 to 1991-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Sudheer Rajaram Karkare (5083 F(N))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1989-01-02 to 1990-10-31
Air Vice Marshal Keith David Kingsley Lewis (5109 F(P))Director (Intelligence), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-03-28 to 1989-01-01
--Same as above--Addl ACAS (Ops), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-01-02 to 1989-07-02
--Same as above--SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1989-07-03 to 1991-03-24
Air Vice Marshal Peter Eric Gaynor (5110 F(P))SOA, Training CommandBangalore1988-08-01 to 1990-11-30
Air Vice Marshal Ranjit Singh Bedi (5120 F(P))SOA, Western Air CommandDelhi1988-11-01 to 1991-05-27
Air Vice Marshal Aryamurthy Abhaya Kumar (5153 EDN)Director (Education), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-11-01 to 1989-12-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Suresh Ganesh Heble (5169 LGS)ACAS (Logistics), Air Head QuartersDelhi1987-11-01 to 1990-06-30
Air Vice Marshal Verinder Puri (5199 F(P))SASO, Southern Air CommandTrivandrum1989-03-01 to 1992-05-12
Air Vice Marshal Amal Kumar Mukhopadhyay (5237 AE(M))SMSO, Central Air CommandAllahabad1988-08-01 to 1989-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Pooran Dev Adlakha (5266 ACCTS)Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-08-01 to 1989-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Sadanand Kulkarni (5292 F(N))Cmdt, College of Defence ManagementSecunderabad1989-03-01 to 1991-04-07
Air Vice Marshal Surinder Pal Dhawan (5298 F(N))SOA, Central Air CommandAllahabad1989-07-17 to 1991-03-20
Air Vice Marshal Subharatnam Kasinath (5467 LGS)AOLM, Maintenance CommandNagpur1988-01-15 to 1991-04-30
Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Waman Desai (5524 ACCTS)Director (Fin Plan), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1991-07-31
Air Vice Marshal Sabnavis Tirumal Rao (5530 ACCTS)Director (Accounts), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-11-01 to 1991-11-30
Air Marshal Dinanath Ramchander Nadkarni (5587 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.14 Squadron1987-07-15 to 1997-09-08
Air Vice Marshal Harjit Singh Ghuman (5692 F(P))Cmde Cmdt, No.6 Squadron1988-10-08 to 1997-09-01
Air Vice Marshal Rajendra Kumar Mathur (5759 MET)Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi1986-01-06 to 1989-08-31 - Retired
Air Vice Marshal Narayanaswamy Natarajan (6183 MET)Director (Meteorology), Air Head QuartersDelhi1989-09-01 to 1994-11-30
Air Marshal Amarjit Singh Chahal (19976 MED)DGMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1988-09-01 to 1989-12-31 - Retired

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.