Indian Armed Forces to Salute Late Gen. Chintu

New Delhi: (Monday) January 14, 2019

Indian Armed Forces are today set to salute Zambia Air Force -ZAF- Deputy Commander Major General Kapotwe Chintu who died after an illness last week on January 11, 2018 in Gurugram City, in the Indian State of Haryana.

A send- off parade will be mounted in his honour at the residence of Zambia’s High Commissioner to India Judith Kapijimpanga.

Foreign members of the diplomatic corps and defence advisers will join the bereaved family and Zambian diplomats accredited to India in paying last respects to Major General Chintu.

The plane carrying the late Deputy Commander leaves India on Tuesday morning and arrives in Zambia same day afternoon.

President Edgar Lungu swore-in Major General Chintu on October 4th, 2018 as Deputy Air Commander.

General Chintu joined the Zambia Airforce on June 22nd, 1980.

This is according to a statement released by First Secretary Press and Tourism at the Zambian Mission in New Delhi, India, Bangwe Naviley.


  1. Major Kay

    I Salute To You Sir The Air Force Has Lost One Of The Best Helicopter Pilot,may His Soul Rest In Peace.

  2. One zed manex

    May the soul of our commander rest in peace,he was a good leader and very understanding, I mourn with the family coz I new him personally. The country has lost a hero again.

  3. Osei

    R N P

  4. Milton Njolomba

    Go well brother General and Commander .

  5. Mcschwartz

    I salute you general. May the almighty grant external peace

  6. JC

    Rest in ever lasting peace

  7. Jct

    I salute may your saw rest in piece

  8. Dorcas mumba

    Comment I salute Sir, Son of the Zambian Soil. MHSRIP

  9. Mn

    Rest in pice

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