No.127 Helicopter Unit First Ranas

Motto : Undaunted Undettered
Date Raised : 1985-06-10
127 HU was raised on 10 Jun 1985 at AF Station Hindan under the command of Wg Cdr FH Major. It was the first Units to be equipped with the latest Mi-17 helicopters and accepted the challenging task of providing communication and logistics support to the outposts in the snow capped Himalayas.

Commanding Officers


10 Jun 85 - 13 Jul 87
Wing Commander
Fali Homi Major
11442 F(P)
CO
Hindon

14 Jul 87 - 23 Jul 89
Wing Commander
Ashok Datta
11605 F(P)
CO
Hindon/ Chaubua

24 Jul 89 - 26 Apr 92
Wing Commander
Prem Prakash Singh
12206 F(P)
CO
Chabua

27 Apr 92 - 17 Jul 94
Wing Commander
Surinder Singh Hanjra
13137 F(P)
CO
Chabua/ Mohanbari

18 Jul 94 - 08 Mar 98
Wing Commander
Kulwant Singh Gill
15220 F(P)
CO
Mohanbari

09 Mar 98 - 14 May 00
Wing Commander
Jasjit Singh Kler
16225 F(P)
CO
Mohanbari

15 May 00 - 04 Aug 02
Wing Commander
Yogendra Rajora
17327 F(P)
CO
Mohanbari

05 Aug 02 - 18 Jul 04
Wing Commander
Sanjay Anand Kunte
18073 F(P)
CO
Mohanbari

19 Jul 04 - 26 Feb 06
Wing Commander
Bhonu Johri
18831 F(P)
CO
Mohanbari

28 Feb 06 - 02 Mar 08
Wing Commander
Kenneth Allen
18805 F(P)
CO
Mohanbari

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