Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Christopher Andrew Neelakantan

Service No & Branch 1926 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 10 Apr 1915 Commissioned: 29 Jun 1942 Course: 13 Course
Service End: Retired on 09 Apr 1965 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 29 Dec 1942Fg Offr : 29 Jun 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Aug 1950
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1960Acting Gp Capt : 31 Oct 1962Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1965
Training and Other Courses Attended
94 CFS (Fg Offr) - 30 Sep 1946
Badges Qualified
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Fg Offr
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 Mar 1943 - 03 May 1943Acting Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 1SFTSAmb To 151OTU
27 Dec 1943 - 27 Feb 1944Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot
01 Apr 1944 - 30 Apr 1946Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron Squadron Pilot To UK
01 May 1947 - Flt LtAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala Flight Commander
01 Dec 1956 - 30 Apr 1959Wg CdrAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Chief Instructor
01 May 1959 - 01 Feb 1960Wg Cdr10 WingJorhat Station Commander
27 Dec 1962 - 06 May 1965Gp Capt1 WingSrinagar Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
10 Apr 1944Hurricane IIBHM126?Plt Offr Neelkantan
6 SqnForcelanded at Chota
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