Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Ramachandra Balaji Godkhindi

Service No & Branch 1760 GD(P) (Orig: GD(O))

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Date of Birth: 02 May 1918 Commissioned: 17 Nov 1941 Course: 6 OBS Course
Service End: Died in Service 30 Jan 1965 (47 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1953
Acting Gp Capt : 10 Jun 1959Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1962Acting Air Cmde : 24 Dec 1963
Training and Other Courses Attended
8 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 06 Aug 1955
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

- 09 Feb 1947Fg OffrNo.12 SquadronAgra Squadron Pilot
10 Feb 1947 - Fg OffrNo.2 Squadron Squadron Pilot
10 May 1949 - 07 Jan 1951Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi AD (Flying Accident Preve
- 01 Dec 1955Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Weapons
- 09 Jun 1959Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
08 Aug 1951 - 08 Feb 1953Wg Cdr306 WingHalwara Station Commander
09 Mar 1953 - 05 Oct 1953Wg CdrOperational CommandDelhi Air-I
10 Jun 1959 - 01 Feb 1960Gp Capt1 Tactical Air CenterJallandhar Commanding Officer
10 Feb 1960 - 23 Apr 1963Gp CaptArmament Training WingJamnagar Station Commander
01 Jan 1965 - 30 Jan 1965Air CmdeNational Defence CollegeDelhi Participant (5rd Course)
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
30 Aug 1952Tempest IIWg Cdr Ramachandra Balaji Godkhindi
Pilot OK
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