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Air Commodore Narendra

Service No & Branch 1556 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Nov 1912 Commissioned: 16 Dec 1933 Course: 3 IAF Cranwell Course
Service End: Died in Service 06 Oct 1951 (39 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Jul 1935Flt Lt : 09 Jul 1940Acting Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1944Sqn Ldr : 22 Mar 1945
Acting Gp Capt : 15 May 1947Gp Capt : 15 Aug 1948Acting Air Cmde : 04 Nov 1947Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1951
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Air Cmde
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 Jan 1932 - 15 Dec 1933Flt CdtRAF Academy CranwellCranwell,UK Cadet
10 Nov 1934 - Plt OffrNo.1 SquadronDrigh Road Squadron Pilot
12 May 1944 - 01 Dec 1944Sqn LdrRAF Station KohatKohat S/L Flying
- Wg CdrRIAF DepotArkonam Commanding Officer
15 May 1947 - Gp CaptNo. 2 (Indian) GroupBangalore Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
04 Nov 1947 - 28 Nov 1948Air CmdeNo.2 Training GroupBangalore Air Officer Commanding
15 Nov 1948 - 31 Jan 1949Air CmdePSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Technical & Supply Services
01 Feb 1949 - 06 Oct 1951Air CmdePSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Technical & Equipment Services
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Accidents and Incidents: 3

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 Oct 1938Wapiti IIAPlt Offr R H D Singh
1 SqnAc overshot on landi
10 Apr 1941Audax (India)K5571Flt Lt Narendra
1 Sqneng cut during messa
06 Oct 1951Dakota C-47HJ-920Air Cmde Narendra +
Fg Offr Ponnanthanathu Varghese Phillipose
12 SqnCr in Turkey - Malta

Articles from Main Site

Air Commodore Narendra by K J Lall -

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