Service No: 21727 F(P)

Service: Army

Last Rank : Flight Lieutenant

Unit : 114 HU AF

Operation : Siachen (1984-99)

Date of Martyrdom: Jul 02, 1997

Flight Lieutenant Rajiv Juyal

Flt Lt Rajiv Juyal was commissioned into the Flying branch of Indian Air force. He got trained as a helicopter pilot and thereafter served in various Air force bases. Later, he got posted to 114 Helicopter unit operating Cheeta helicopters.


During 1997, his unit was undertaking logistic supply and support operations for the army troops deployed in Siachen area. On 02 July 1997, he was on one such mission over Siachen area when his aircraft got hit by enemy ground fire. The aircraft crashed and Flt Lt Rajiv Juyal could not survive the crash and was martyred.


Flt Lt Rajiv Juyal is survived by his wife  Maj Geetanjali Gairola (Retd), who also served as an officer in the Army.

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  • Jagdish Manori

    2018at11:30 pm Reply

    Those who live in the hearts never die

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