Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Flying Officer Rachhpal Singh

Service No & Branch 1770 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 01 Jul 1923 Commissioned: 15 Dec 1941 Course: 10 Course Entry Mode : IAFVR
Service End: Died in Service 19 Feb 1944 (21 Years age) Aircraft Loss Aircraft Loss
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Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
02 Jun 1942 - Plt OffrNo.2 Flight (Coastal Defence)Juhu 
05 Dec 1942 - 19 Feb 1944Plt OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Plt K in Cr
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
19 Feb 1944VengeanceAN757Fg Offr RACHPAL SINGH +
Fg Offr MANGAL GURURAJ SITARAM RAO +
7 SqnCr enroute to Gwalio

Articles from Main Site

No.1 Squadron by Pushpindar Singh -
No.10 Squadron by Pushpindar Singh -
Flying Officer Kartar Singh Saund - a Photo Album by Updates -
Birender Singh Dhanoa by 31 Dec 2016 -
Arjan Singh - Marshal of the Indian Air Force by Roopinder Singh -
First to the Last - 50 years of the MiG 21 with the IAF by Air Marshal Philip Rajkumar (Retd) and Pushpindar Singh -
Canberras in the Congo by Pushpindar Singh -
Overview : Indian Peace Keepers in Sri Lanka by Pushpindar Singh Chopra -
December Diary : With the Battle Axes by Wg Cdr Kulbir Singh Harnal (Retd) -
Wish I had a gun! by Air Cmde Manbir Singh VrC VM -
Sukhoi-7 BMK - A whale of a fighter by R Chattopadhyay -
The Antonov 12 in the Bombing Role by Squadron Leader (Retd.) Douglas Augier -
AVRO 748 In India - More Than Four Decades On by Gp Capt Kapil Bhargava -
No.1 Squadron by Pushpindar Singh -
"Then Whose Battle Was It?" - Sqn Ldr M S Pujji by K S Nair -
Sikh Pilots in the IAF in WW2 by Pushpindar Singh -
The Man behind the legend - Mehar Singh by Maj Gen Syed Ali Hamid (Retd - Pakistan Army) -

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