Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flight Lieutenant Codanda Mudappa Cariappa

Service No & Branch 1676 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 09 Apr 1921 Commissioned: 03 Mar 1941 Course: 7 Course
Service End: Retired on 11 Sep 1948 Commissioned in Indian Army Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 03 Sep 1942Flt Lt : 24 Dec 1947
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

03 Mar 1941 - Acting Plt OffrInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee
21 Jul 1941 - 10 Jan 1942Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
01 Jan 1942 - Plt OffrNo.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)Madras Squadron Pilot
16 Mar 1942 - Plt OffrNo.2 Squadron Squadron Pilot
20 Dec 1943 - 04 Aug 1945Fg OffrNo.7 SquadronCampbellpore Squadron Pilot Fm 152OTU
08 Aug 1945 - 31 Jul 1946Flt LtNo.1 SquadronKohat Flight Commander B Flt
01 Aug 1946 - Flt Lt2 Indian Air Training CorpsMysore 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
16 Mar 1942Lysander IIN1209Plt Offr C M Cariappa
Major Dimsdale GLO
2 SqnCollided with K1286
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