Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Mani Poonen

Service No & Branch 1686 A&SD (Orig: GD(O))

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Date of Birth: 02 Oct 1915 Commissioned: 05 Mar 1941 Course: 5 OBS Course
Service End: Retired on 02 Oct 1967 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Sep 1942Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1964
Acting Gp Capt : 27 Jan 1961
Badges Qualified
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "M Poonen"
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

01 Oct 1941 - Plt OffrNo.3 Flight (Coastal Defence)Calcutta 
06 Feb 1947 - Flt LtNavigation and Signals SchoolTambaram 
19 Mar 1951 - 26 Jan 1961Wg CdrAir Head QuartersNew Delhi Chief Legal Advisor
27 Jan 1961 - 01 Oct 1967Gp CaptAir Head QuartersNew Delhi Judge Advocate General (Air)
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
18 Apr 1944Harvard IIBFE595Fg Offr Poonen
Sqn Ldr Ritchie
151OTUSwung on landing - u
24 Apr 1944HurricaneAF996Fg Offr Poonen
151OTUBL after forgetting
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