Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Giteshjit Singh Butalia

Service No & Branch 23551 F(P)
Date of Birth: 28 Sep 1972 Commissioned: 17 Jun 1995 Course: 155 Course
Service End: Died in Service 09 Jun 2009 (37 Years age) Aircraft Loss Antonov An-32 at . 13k ac
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jun 1996Wg Cdr : 17 Jun 2008
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.

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
09 Jun 2009Antonov An-32Wg Cdr Giteshjit Singh Butalia +
Flt Lt Varun Kumar +
43 Sqn13k ac crashed at Ta
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