Suranjan Das, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Suranjan Das

Indian Air Force officer

Date of Birth: 22-Feb-1920

Place of Birth: Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Date of Death: 10-Jan-1970

Profession: test pilot

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Suranjan Das

  • Sachin Das (February 22, 1920 – January 10, 1970) was a pilot in the Indian Air Force.
  • He joined the Royal Indian Air Force during the World War 2 .
  • He was amongst the first pilots to be sent to Empire Test Pilots School to a test pilot for the Indian Air force.
  • He was a group captain.
  • He commanded the Halwara Air Force Station Base between 1967 and 1969 and was the director of the Aircraft & Armament Testing Group of the Indian Air Force from 1969 until his death.
  • He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan posthumously in 1970.
  • He was the son of Sudhi Ranjan Das He died in an air crash while test flying a HAL HF-24 prototype.

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