Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Squadron Leader K Velayadhun Nair

Service No & Branch 1718 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 14 Sep 1916 Commissioned: 14 Sep 1941 Course: 8 Course
Service End: Retired on 14 Aug 1954 Cashiered
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Mar 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949
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

14 Apr 1941 - 24 May 1941Off CdtInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee
04 Sep 1941 - 14 Feb 1942Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
01 Apr 1942 - 30 Nov 1942Plt OffrNo.353 Squadron RAFCalcutta 
27 Dec 1942 - Plt OffrNo.3 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot
03 Jan 1944 - 02 Dec 1944Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronKohat Sqn Pliot MIA POW
22 Aug 1945 - 30 Jun 1946Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronQuetta Squadron Pilot Returned
01 Jul 1946 - Fg OffrIndian Air Training Corps TrivandrumTrivandrum 
18 Mar 1948 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (Movement)
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 Dec 1944HurricaneFg Offr K V Nair
2 SqnForcelanded in Chaun

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