No.122 (Ad-Hoc) Squadron


Location : Jaisalmer
122 Ad-hoc Squadron is only a war time establishment. During the 1971 war, pilots and aircraft from Hunter Operational Training Unit (OTU) at Jamnagar were sent to Jaisalmer to form this unit. The unit did exceptionally well in what later came to be known as battle of Longewala and won many gallantry awards.

Aircraft Types operated over the years:

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Aug 71 to 01 Mar 72Wing Commander Donald Melvyn Conquest4692 F(P)COJaisalmer

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