Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Squadron Leader Kannady Vattakat Venugopal Menon

Service No & Branch 7661 F(P)

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Date of Birth: 15 Jan 1942 Commissioned: 28 Oct 1963 Course: 85 Course
Service End: Died in Service 18 Oct 1980 (38 Years age) Aircraft Loss Kiran HJT-16 at Bangalore
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : As per Gazette retired on 18 Sep 8 for permanent absorbtion into HAL
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

18 Sep 1978 - Sqn LdrHALBangalore Test Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
18 Oct 1980Kiran HJT-16Sqn Ldr Kannady Vattakat Venugopal Menon +
Flt Lt Tadepalli Ram Kishore +
ASTECr while Landing at
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