Service No: IC-44541

Place of Birth: Pune, Maharashtra

Service: Army

Last Rank : Lieutenant Colonel

Arm/Regt : The Regiment of Artillery

Operation: Op Recce IB

Date of Martyrdom: Oct 29,2004

Lt Col Pande Pramod Keshav

Lt Col Pande Pramod Keshav was one of the members of Army Aviation Corps. He was on the mission called Operation Recce IB. Lt Col Pande Pramod Keshav was flying in a helicopter to the Sino-Indian border with Major General DP Singh and Capt Sardana. While flying towards the Garhwal Himalayas, Uttaranchal, suddenly the helicopter lost its radio contact and got crashed. In this crash, Lt Col Pande Pramod Keshav and other two officers were martyred.

The charred bodies of Lt Col PK Pande, Major General D P Singh, who is GOC of Six Mountain Division, and the pilot Captain Arjun Sardana were found by a rescue team of Indo-Tibetan Border Police, near the Manna Pass near Sino-Indian border.  An army aviation helicopter landed near the crash site and brought all the three bodies to Joshimath.

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  • Pramod Jhanwar

    2020at3:26 pm Reply

    Respected Pande sir this is pramod jhanwar from udaipur rajasthan. I have seen a vedio posted by Sandeep chapdana a NCC officer regarding some newsence and walger webseries prepared by Akta kapoor.
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