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Wing Commander Ranjan Kumar Gupta

Service No & Branch 22539 F(P)

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Date of Birth: 10 Jan 1970 Commissioned: 21 Jun 1993 Course: 151 Course
Service End: Died on 27 Apr 2017 (47 Years age)
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Fg Offr : 21 Jun 1994Wg Cdr : 21 Jun 2006
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Remarks: Note added: 2021-01-15
Left IAF prematurely. He joined NFTI in March 2014 as a Ground Instructor. He was later approved as Chief Ground Instructor in May 2015. He did not meet the requirements for grant of FIR (A) { Flight Instructor Rating (Aeroplane) } because he did not meet the requirements at that time. On 26 April 2017, He was doing unauthorized low flying over a river - ran into a steel cable that sliced the tail of his Diamond DA42 Aircraft VT-NFM. Both he and the pupil were killed . https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/archive/features/gondia-plane-crash-kalyani-was-just-an-hour-short-of-getting-licence-398409 DA-42 crash at Gondia in 2017 http://164.100.60.133/accident/reports/VT-NFM.pdf

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