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FAMILY DONATES MORTAL REMAINS OF VETERAN AIR FORCE OFFICER

December 04, 2021 06:44 PM

Raj Sadosh

  Abohar: The family of Wing Commander Late Rajendra Kumar Sharda donated his body mortal remains to SMS Medical College Jaipur as per the last wish of Veteran Air Force Officer.

Ms Aparna Gupta, daughter of Wing Commander Late RK Sharda informed that the veteran officer desired that his body should not be cremated and reduced to ashes, but be donated for maximum benefit of mankind post his demise.

Wing Commander Sharda passed away at the age of 82 yesterday. He was a part of the first batch of Flight Engineers in Indian Air Force and served on Packet aircraft and IL-76.

While on ground he was Senior Engineer and Chief Technical Officer at various stations including Comm Squadron that was responsible for all VIP aircraft. He also did 5 years of flying as an engineer very early in career, then went back to it after becoming Wing Commander.

The Veteran Officer served in both 1965 and 1971 wars

 
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