1965 India-Pakistan War

 

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Flt Lt Satish Bharadwaj
6348 GD(P)

45 Squadron
KIA 01 Sept 1965
Flt Lt Satish Bharadwaj was flying Vampire aircraft over Chamb. He was shot down by a F-86 Sabre
Sqn Ldr A K Baghwagar
5284 GD(P)

45 Squadron
KIA 01 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Baghwagar was in the same formation, flying Vampire aircraft over Chamb. He was shot down by F-86s.
Flt Lt V M Joshi
6019 GD(P)

220 Squadron
KIA 01 Sept 1965
Flt Lt V M Joshi was in the same formation, flying Vampire aircraft over Chamb. He was shot down by F-86s.
Sqn Ldr Ajit Kumar Rawlley
4741 GD(P)

7 Squadron
KIA 06 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr A K Rawlley died when his Hunter crashed during aircombat with F-86s at Tarn Tarn
Sqn Ldr Ajamada Boppaya Devayya
4810 GD(P)

1 Squadron
KIA 07 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Devayya failed to return from a Mystere sortie on Sargodha. It later transpired that he shot down a PAF F-104 before he got killed.
         
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Sqn Ldr S C Bhagwat
4800 GD(P)
7 Squadron
KIA 07 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Bhagwat was flying as an escort to a Five Hunter mission against Sargodha. He was shot down by a F-86 Sabre.
Fg Offr J S Brar
7223 GD(P)
7 Squadron
KIA 07 Sept 1965
Flg Offr Brar was wingman to Sqn Ldr Bhagwat during an escort mission against Sargodha. His Hunter was shot down by a F-86 Sabre.
Sqn Ldr Jasbir Singh
4476 GD(P)
3 Squadron
KIA 07 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Jasbir Singh led a Mystere attack against Chander and Rahwali airfields. On the return leg, his Mystere accidentally flew into ground.
Flt Lt Babul Guha
5105 GD(P)
1 Squadron
KIA 07 Sept 1965
On a afternoon raid against Sargodha Air Field, Babul Guha was shot down by a Sidewinder missile fired from a F-86 Sabre.
Flt Lt Gurbux Singh Ahuja
5782 GD(P)
27 Squadron
KIA 09 Sept 1965
Flt Lt Ahuja's Hunter crashed after colliding with another Hunter over Halwara airfield after returning from a mission.
         
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Corporal Joginder Singh
226441  CLK/GD
3 AOP Flight
KIA 09 Sept 1965
Cpl Joginder Singh was at Adampur at the time of his death. Further Details awaited
AC2 Dipendra Kumar Chakraborty
264082 FME
3 AOP Flight
KIA 09 Sept 1965
AC2 Chakraborty was at Adampur at the time of his death. Further Details awaited
AC1 Ram Bhajan
251327 FME
3 AOP Flight
KIA 09 Sept 1965
AC Rambhajan was at Adampur at the time of his death. Further Details awaited
LAC Abdul Rahman Moochikkal
259538 ACH/GD
3 AOP Flight
KIA 09 Sept 1965
LAC Moochikkal was at Adampur at the time of his death
AC1 Rajendra Singh
251480
3 AOP Flight
KIA 09 Sept 1965
AC Singh was at Adampur at the time of his death.
         
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Sqn Ldr Raminder Kumar Uppal
4688 GD(P)
1 Squadron
KIA 11 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr R K Uppal's Mystere was shot down by Small Arms fire over the Kasur sector during an Interdiction Mission.
Fg Off T S Sethi
7207 GD(P)

31 Squadron
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Fg Offr Sethi was in a Mystere mission over Sialkot Sector. His aircraft was hit by AA Fire and crashed.
LAC Daniel Iype
232304 WOM I
1 JTW
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
AC1 Jamaluddin Mytheen Kunju
257641  RAD OPR
8 Wing
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
LAC S P S Arunagiri
216709 WOM I
1 JTW
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
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AC2 Rajinder Prasad Yadav
244926 MET/ASST
ATW
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
AC2 Raj Kumar Bhalla
245910 AFSO

ATW
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
AC1 Baldev Singh Thapa
259932 ACH/GD

8 Wing
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
Cpl Konnayil Gee-Varghese Mathai 
215750 WOM-1

2 AMCC
KIA 13 Sept 1965
Killed in a Bombing raid by Pakistani B-57s at Adampur.
Sqn Ldr N K Malik
4406 GD(P)

2 Squadron
KIA 14 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Malik was in an escort mission flying a Gnat. On recovery from a mission, his Gnat crashed due to a techical malfunction.
         
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AC1 Nisar Ahmed
269626 FMA
48 Squadron
KIA 14 Sept 1965
AC Ahmed was servicing a C-119 Packet at Barrackpore when he was caught in strafing by enemy F-86 Sabres. He was killed in the raid.
Sqn Ldr M J Marstone
4672 GD(P)
108 Squadron
Died 14 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Marstone's Vampire was strafed on ground on 10th Sept when Baghdogra was raided by F-86 Sabres. He died of injuries on 14th
Flt Lt Thapen Kumar Chaudhuri
5333 GD(P)
27 Squadron
KIA 15 Sept 1965
Flt lt Chaudhari baled out after his Hunter had a bird hit on take off from Halwara. He was too low and was killed.
Fg Offr Farokh Dara Bunsha
6751 GD(P)
7 Squadron
KIA 16 Sept 1965
Fg Offr Bunsha was part of a two Hunter formation scrambled from Halwara. He was shot down in aircombat by a F-86 Sabre
LAC Prem Chand Vaish
273053 ACH/GD
7 Wing
KIA 16 Sept 1965
No Details.
         
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AC1 Kuldip Singh Randhawa
263890 FME
AFS Ambala
KIA 16 Sept 1965
No Details.
AC1 Shambhoo Ram Bhadala
260612 MTD
ATW
KIA 19 Sept 1965
No Details
LAC Dilbagh Rai Sabharwal
252606 MTD

ATW
KIA 19 Sept 1965
No Details
Sqn Ldr D P Chatterjee
4409 GD(P)
20 Squadron
KIA 20 Sept 1965
Sqn Ldr Chatterjee was in a mixed formation of Hunters and Gnats over Lahore. He was shot down and killed in an aircombat with a F-86 Sabre.
Fg Offr K K Kapur
7168 GD(N)
5 Squadron
KIA 21 Sept 1965
Fg Off Kapur was the navigator to Flt Lt M M Lowe flying a Canberra against Sargodha. They were shot down by a Sidewinder missile fired by a F-104. Lowe ejected safely.
         
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Fg Offr P R Ramchandani
7442 GD (P)
3 Squadron
Died 26 Sept 1965
Fg Offr Ramchandani baled out of his Mystere over Lahore after bieing hit by our own AA fire. He sustained injuries after ejection and died later.
AC1 Sundera Dass Kizhavana Paul
250357 Photo II
31 Squadron
KIA 27 Sept 1965
No Details.