IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


0 : 1 1933 : 2 1935 : 1 1938 : 2 1940 : 6 1941 : 40 1942 : 86 1943 : 49 1944 : 50 1945 : 94 1946 : 90 1947 : 69 1948 : 22 1949 : 17 1950 : 13
1951 : 17 1952 : 54 1953 : 27 1954 : 23 1955 : 16 1956 : 12 1957 : 15 1958 : 18 1959 : 21 1960 : 21 1961 : 17 1962 : 26 1963 : 25 1964 : 30 1965 : 94
1966 : 18 1967 : 31 1968 : 25 1969 : 21 1970 : 29 1971 : 100 1972 : 35 1973 : 25 1974 : 22 1975 : 25 1976 : 30 1977 : 9 1978 : 15 1979 : 15 1980 : 26
1981 : 14 1982 : 25 1983 : 22 1984 : 18 1985 : 21 1986 : 31 1987 : 27 1988 : 35 1989 : 29 1990 : 25 1991 : 24 1992 : 25 1993 : 16 1994 : 34 1995 : 23
1996 : 24 1997 : 20 1998 : 25 1999 : 38 2000 : 28 2001 : 29 2002 : 32 2003 : 15 2004 : 22 2005 : 21 2006 : 10 2007 : 17 2008 : 12 2009 : 17 2010 : 16
2011 : 17 2012 : 14 2013 : 10 2014 : 12 2015 : 13 2016 : 10 2017 : 9 2018 : 15 2019 : 12

A total of 2191 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
24 Feb 12 Mirage 2000TH KT-203 Air Mshl Anil Chopra
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Routine training sortie. Crashed at in Gorelalkapu
05 Mar 12 Mirage 2000TH KT-210 Sqn Ldr Raj Kumar
1 Sqn Routine training mission. Crashed shortly after ta
19 Apr 12 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI
Routine training flight. Nose undercarriage proble
23 May 12 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Chandrasekar Singh +
Maj Amit Mohindra
ARMY Crashed on the Siachen glacier after delivering su
30 Aug 12 Mil MI-17 Z-3089 Wg Cdr Vikram Singh +
Wg Cdr Sameer Saxena +
TACDE Mid air collision on a training sortie shortly aft
30 Aug 12 Mil MI-17 Z-2904 Wg Cdr Asheesh Sharma +
Sqn Ldr V Manoj Nair +
Click to View Record TACDE Mid air collision on a training sortie shortly aft
15 Oct 12 Chetak IN-405 Lt Cdr D Singh
Lt Rahul
NAVY Crashed at INS Hansa Naval airbase, Dabolim Airpor
06 Nov 12 Jaguar IB JT-061
27 Sqn Cat III
24 Nov 12 MiG-21 Bison CU-2296
On training sortie, crashed in Kutch 30 kilometres
30 Nov 12 Jaguar
Crashed in a forest near Lik in Upper Dzongu in No
18 Jan 13 Mil Mi-17
S P Rohit Kumar
Possibly Repaired Bought down by small arms fire - helicopter salvag
14 Feb 13 MiG-27 M
Cr near Barmer
19 Feb 13 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI
Cr at Pokharan Range at 1920 hours. Defective bomb
05 Mar 13 Chetak IN-440 Cdr Krishna Kumar
NAVY Cr 10m in sea off INS Dega, Visakhapatnam
13 May 13 Dhruv Col Sharma
Major Dave
ARMY - AAC Cr Siachen - Pilots safe
08 Jun 13 MiG-21 Bison
Flameout after TO from Uttarlai Pilot Ejected
24 Jun 13 MiG-29
28 Sqn A MiG-29 fighter jet on Monday crashed at 13.30 ho
25 Jun 13 Mil Mi-17 V5 Wg Cdr Darryl Castelino +
Flt Lt Krishnamoorthy Praveen +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 157 HU Rotor strike during Uttarkhand evacuation, 20K
15 Jul 13 MiG-21 Bison Flt Lt Shikhar Deep Kulshrestha +
Cr trying to land at Uttarlai. Plt K
08 Nov 13 MiG-29 KB-739
28 Sqn Cr near Jivapur Village, Jamnagar
20 Jan 14 MiG-21 UM
LSQH
22 Jan 14 Jaguar JT-067
5 Sqn Crashed on approach during a routine night sortee.
28 Mar 14 C-130 Hercules KC-3803 Wg Cdr Prashant Joshi +
Wg Cdr Raji Nair +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 77 Sqn Aircraft flew into slipstream of lead ac - spun ou
27 May 14 MiG-21 Bison Sqn Ldr Saurabh Raghuvanshi +
Click to View Record Bird Hit near Awantipur. Ejected
03 Jul 14 MiG-21 Bis
LSQH
25 Jul 14 Dhruv Wg Cdr Thakur Narsing Bhagat Singh +
Sqn Ldr Manu Rajagopal +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 111 HU Cr Sitapur, near Lucknow - 7 killed
01 Aug 14 Jaguar
Pilot ejected cr Biber Village
21 Aug 14 Kiran HJT-16
18 Sep 14 Chetak
NAVY Hardlanding at Uran village near mumbai, crew inju
20 Sep 14 Antonov An-32 K-2757
Ac crashed on landing and overturned - wrecked. Wa
01 Oct 14 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Abhijai Thapa +
Capt Avinash Somavanshi +
ARMY - 39 Tail rotor failure during Op Iron Fist
14 Oct 14 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI SB-050 Wg Cdr Siddharth Vishwas Munje
Fg Offr Anup Kumar
Premature Ejection on approach to Lohegaon
27 Jan 15 MiG-27 UPG TU-545
10 Sqn Cr at Uttarlai. Expected Engine problem due to Aut
31 Jan 15 MiG-21 Bison
Cr Bed village. Pilot ejected
02 Feb 15 Cheetah SA-315 Z-3155
Cr 3 Corps area, Aborted take off and crashed.
11 Feb 15 Dhruv Lt Col Rajesh Gulati +
Major Tahir Khan +
ARMY - 202 Cr Bandipora Dist 2k Laman (Safapora) forests
05 Mar 15 Jaguar
Crashed kurukshetra dist pilot ejected. "I went f
25 Mar 15 Dornier Do-228 Cdr Nikhil Joshi
Lt Abhinav Nagori +
NAVY 2 officers killed in ditching. Lt Kiran Shekawat k
25 Apr 15 Mil Mi-35
104 HS Crashed 2030 Hours. Crew ok. Disorientation NVG ta
08 May 15 MiG-27 M TS-550
19 May 15 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI SB-137
2 Sqn Cr Laokhowa Tezpur 1230Hrs
03 Jun 15 Bae Hawk 132 A-3492
08 Jun 15 Dornier Do-228 CG-791 Dy Cmdt S Vidhya Sagar +
Dy Cmdt Subhash Suresh +
Coast Guar Cr Sea off Chennai. Dy Cmdt M K Soni Obs k D
16 Jun 15 Jaguar IB JT-060
Cr 18km from Allahabad pilots ejected 0847 Hrs
24 Aug 15 MiG-21 Bison CU-2785
Cr Soibugh area near Badgam at 1059 Hrs
11 Mar 16 Cheetah SA-315 Z-1883 Aditya Verma
Ajit
CrL Maili village, Hoshiarpur Dist.
13 Jun 16 MiG-27 UPG TU-657
10 Sqn Cr Jodhpur, Pilot ejected. A MiG-27 aircraft of th
22 Jul 16 Antonov An-32 K-2743 Flt Lt Pushpender Badsara +
Fg Offr Pankaj Kumar Nandal +
Click to View Record 33 Sqn Missing at 08:30 AM with six crew members and 23 p
04 Aug 16 Bae Hawk 132
Pilots ejected on TO. Ac crashed on airfield
10 Sep 16 MiG-21 UM U-2140
Pilots ejected near Barmer 1215hrs

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