Air Force Day Bombay 1957.
Standing from left: Self, Flt Lt Lalwani, Flt Lt “Teddy” D’Souza, Flt Lt Dutt, Flt Lt Saighal (Missing in Action in the China operation. He was a helicopter pilot. While flying on a casualty evacuation mission to a forward picket, he failed to return. His body was never recovered. We presumed he had been captured by the Chinese), Sq Ldr Zachariah, Flt Lt “Baldy” Mehta (Baldy died when his Gnat flamed out on approach to Palam Airfield in the late 1950’s).
Seated from left: Mrs. Zachariah, Sq. Ldr Kuriyan, Mrs. Saighal, Mrs. Kuriyan.