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Wing Commander Krishnarao Joshua Bhim Rao

Service No & Branch 2431 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 14 Nov 1917 Commissioned: 27 Jun 1943 Course: 17 Course
Service End: Retired on 14 Nov 1965 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 27 Jun 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 24 Aug 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1965
Training and Other Courses Attended
94 CFS (Fg Offr) - 30 Sep 19468 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 06 Aug 1955
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

- 30 Aug 1944Plt OffrNo.6 Squadron Squadron Pilot
- 15 Apr 1945Fg OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Squadron Pilot
12 Sep 1944 - 15 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.1 SquadronImphal Squadron Pilot
15 Apr 1946 - 06 May 1946Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron Squadron Pilot to PHU
- 27 Oct 1947Flt LtAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala To Comm Sqn
01 Mar 1948 - 15 Jun 1951Flt LtAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Flight Commander B (Devon) Flt
18 Feb 1952 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (AIP02)
30 Nov 1953 - 31 Jan 1957Sqn LdrNo.102 Survey FlightAgra Commanding Officer
01 May 1957 - 01 Jul 1958Sqn LdrNo.106 SR UnitAgra Commanding Officer
- 14 Nov 1965Wg Cdr10 WingJorhat Officer in Charge Flying
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
06 Apr 1944HurricanePlt Offr Bhimrao
151OTUFL after fuel cut
29 Mar 1949DevonFlt Lt Krishnarao Joshua Bhim Rao
AHQ Comm SCrash landed 50km fr
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