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Oldest Living IAF Fighter Pilot Turns 100, Air Chief Extends Greetings

Dalip Singh Majithia retired as a Squadron Chief within the Indian Air Power in August 1947.

New Delhi:

Retired Squadron Chief Dalip Singh Majithia, who holds the excellence of being the oldest dwelling IAF fighter pilot, turned 100 on Monday.

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria prolonged his greetings to the centenarian who had retired in August 1947 when India achieved Independence.

“IAF extends its finest needs to Sqn Ldr Dalip Singh Majithia (retd) on his 100th birthday at this time. He retired in Aug 1947 & holds the excellence of being the “oldest” IAF fighter pilot now,” the IAF tweeted.

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria conveyed heat greetings and heartiest congratulations to Majithia on behalf of all air warriors, the IAF stated.

It additionally shared a brief video clip on him on Twitter.

(This story has not been edited by The Press Reporter employees and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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