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Air Commodore Mahendra Vir Singh

Service No & Branch 6769 F(P) (Orig: GD(P)) Stream :Fighters

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Date of Birth: 07 Aug 1940 Commissioned: 10 Nov 1962 Course: 82 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 1994 Superannuated Died on 20 Aug 2011 (71 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 10 Nov 1963Flt Lt : 10 Nov 1967Gp Capt : 19 Jul 1985Air Cmde : 01 May 1989
Training and Other Courses Attended
20 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1961
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

- Sqn LdrNo.17 Squadron Flight Commander
- Sqn LdrNo.30 Squadron Flight Commander
10 Dec 1979 - 23 Aug 1981Wg CdrNo.101 Squadron Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1988Gp Capt46 WingNal (Bikaner) Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
08 Sep 1965Hunter F56Fg Offr Mahendra Vir Singh
7 SqnShotdown ground fire

Additional Notes

Remarks: Obituary Notice via Air Marshal S G Inamdar Note added: 2011-08-23

Air Cmde Mahendra Vir Singh, 20th NDA ('Kilo' Sqn), 82nd Pilots Course, former Flt Cdr 30 Sqn & 17 Sqn, CO 101 Sqn, husband of Tina and father of Nalini & Niharika, passed away early today (August 20,2011) at about 04:30am, at his home in Noida. Cardiac arrest was the cause. He was under successful treatment at the R & R Hospital for lung malignancy for some time and had come come two days ago, for a short visit.

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