Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Onkar Nath Kacker

Service No & Branch 4605 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 18 Mar 1934 Commissioned: 14 Oct 1953 Course: 61 Course
Service End: Died in Service 12 Sep 1970 (36 Years age) Aircraft Loss HF-24 Marut at Uttarlai. Nick Name : Piloo
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Oct 1954
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.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Dec 1956 - Fg OffrNo.10 SquadronPalam Squadron Pilot
13 May 1967 - 01 Aug 1968Sqn LdrNo.221 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
05 Aug 1968 - 07 Apr 1969Sqn LdrNo.220 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
08 Apr 1969 - 10 May 1970Sqn LdrNo.10 SquadronJamnagar Flight Commander
11 May 1970 - 12 Sep 1970Wg CdrNo.10 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
07 Sep 1965Hunter F56BA-330Sqn Ldr Onkar Nath Kacker
27 SqnBooster Pump Failure
12 Sep 1970HF-24 MarutBD-853Wg Cdr Onkar Nath Kacker +
10 SqnCr at Uttarlai, Tyre
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