Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Rhitendra Kishore Chanda

Service No & Branch 4738 F(P)
Date of Birth: 27 Feb 1934 Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954 Course: 63 Course
Service End: Died in Service 26 Apr 1972 (38 Years age) Aircraft Loss Hunter F56 at Hashimara.
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955
Training and Other Courses Attended
5 JSW (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1952
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

03 Mar 1972 - 26 Apr 1972Wg CdrNo.17 SquadronHashimara Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
25 Sep 1969Sukhoi-7UU-872Flt Lt Har Kishan Lal Saxena
Sqn Ldr Rhitendra Kishore Chanda
221 SqnCr after doing a rol
26 Apr 1972Hunter F56Wg Cdr Rhitendra Kishore Chanda +
17 SqnAc cr after Aileron
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