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Former Air Chief Marshal O P Mehra dies

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former chief of Air Staff Om Prakash Mehra, 96, has passed away here.

Mehra, who also served the nation as the Governor of (1980-82) and (1985-87), died yesterday at Army Research and Referral hospital.

His cremation was held today at Brar Square in the cantonment.

He is survived by four children, three sons and one daughter.

Air Chief Marshal Mehra was also honoured with a Padma Vibhushan in 1977 for his service to the

He was the chief of from 1973 to 1976.

First Published: Mon, November 09 2015. 17:13 IST
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