Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Air Commodore Arthur Wallapura Chacko

Service No & Branch 1622 GD(P) (Orig : GD(O))
Date of Birth: 13 Aug 1914 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1940 Course: 4 OBS Course
Service End: Retired on 13 Aug 1965 Superannuated / Died on 07 Dec 2007
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Feb 1942Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1953Acting Gp Capt : 15 Jan 1959
Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1961Acting Air Cmde : 11 Nov 1963
Training and Other Courses Attended
7 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Jul 1954
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Flt Lt

Gp Capt
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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
05 Dec 1942 - 12 Aug 1944Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAF Obs To 1EFTS
01 Dec 1955 - 01 Apr 1958Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Policy and Plans
- 31 Jul 1959Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi 
01 Aug 1959 - Gp CaptHQ TCBangalore 
01 Jul 1961 - 09 Nov 1963Gp CaptAFS JalahalliBengaluru Station Commander
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
19 Mar 1944Vengeance IIAN671Fg Offr E W Pinto
Plt Offr A W Chacko
7 SqnEngine cut , belly l
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