Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Chaman Lal Datta

Service No & Branch 2632 GD(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 27 Sep 1943 Course: 18 Course
Service End: Retired on 10 Mar 1966 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name : Hank
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 27 Mar 1944Fg Offr : 27 Sep 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1954
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962
Training and Other Courses Attended
95 CFS (Fg Offr) - 30 Nov 19469 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 11 Aug 1956
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

07 Aug 1944 - 04 Jun 1946Fg OffrNo.3 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot
05 Jul 1958 - 30 Sep 1962Wg CdrNo.6 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
01 Oct 1962 - 01 Apr 1963Wg Cdr2 Tactical Air CenterPune Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
31 May 1944Hurricane IICJS419Plt Offr Dutta
151OTUtaxied aircraft off
20 Jul 1948Harvard IIBHT-313Fg Offr Mervyn Ignatius D'Rosario
Fg Offr Chaman Lal Dutta
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