Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flight Lieutenant Vinod Francis Pulikodan Varkey

Service No & Branch 14554 F(P)
Date of Birth: 03 Oct 1954 Commissioned: 13 Jun 1976 Course: 116 Course
Service End: Died in Service 06 Jul 1984 (30 Years age) Aircraft Loss MiG-23 BN at Jodhpur. Cra
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Training and Other Courses Attended
47 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1974
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 31 Aug 1983Flt LtNo.220 SquadronJodhpur Squadron Pilot
01 Sep 1983 - 06 Jul 1984Flt LtNo.10 SquadronJodhpur Squadron Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
06 Jul 1984MiG-23 BNFlt Lt Vinod Francis Pulikodan Varkey +
10 SqnCrash in Pali Rajast
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