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Wing Commander Phiroz Mehta

Service No & Branch 1715 GD(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 14 Sep 1941 Course: 8 Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Sep 1966 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Mar 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 03 Dec 1951Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1960
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

23 Feb 1942 - Plt OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFKohat Fm 3Sqn
24 Feb 1944 - 16 Jan 1945Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Plt To IAFDF
16 Jan 1945 - Fg OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Plt Fm 6Sqn
24 Oct 1945 - 27 May 1946Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAFKohat Fm 151OTU to 1Sqn
01 Jul 1946 - 31 Jul 1946Flt LtNo.1 Squadron, RIAFYelahanka To PHU
15 Aug 1947 - Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi Sqn Ldr (Intelligence)
04 Jul 1950 - 19 Aug 1951Sqn LdrHQ NCCDelhi 
15 Nov 1951 - 20 Aug 1952Sqn LdrNo.11 SquadronBarrackpore Commanding Officer
- 31 Jul 1959Wg Cdr1 Ground Training SchoolJalahalli Commanding Officer
01 Oct 1955 - 28 Feb 1957Wg CdrNo.5 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
01 Mar 1957 - 04 Nov 1957Wg CdrNo.16 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
05 Nov 1957 - 08 Feb 1958Wg CdrNo.6 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
01 Aug 1959 - 15 Jun 1960Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Works
15 Jun 1960 - 06 Feb 1962Wg Cdr7 NCC Circle (Delhi)Delhi Commander
01 Apr 1962 - 01 Oct 1962Wg Cdr2 Tactical Air CenterPune Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
23 Jun 1946Spitfire VIIIcMV403Flt Lt Phiroze Shah Mehta
1 Sqnunit move, undershot
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