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
13 Sep 16 Jaguar
Aircraft aborted take off , caught fire. Pilot exi
20 Sep 16 MiG-21
Aircraft overshot runway, Aircraft damaged badly
03 Oct 16 Jaguar IB
Pilots ejected, Crashed Pokhran range 1345 Hrs.
19 Oct 16 Mil Mi-17 V5
Crashlanded Uttarkhand, 15 occupants
30 Nov 16 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Sanjeev Latha +
Maj Arvind Bazala +
ARMY Cr10.30am at Sukna helipad. 3 killed
15 Mar 17 Chetak Z-1006
Crash landed Bamrauli. Landed on uneven ground and
15 Mar 17 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI
Cr Shivlarkudla village, Barmer. Pilots ejected
23 May 17 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI Flt Lt Achudev Sahadevan +
Sqn Ldr Divesh Pankaj +
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Crashed in Dense forests, CFIT, pilots did not eje
04 Jul 17 Dhruv Wg Cdr Mandeep Singh Dhillon +
Flt Lt Pramod Kumar Singh +
Click to View Record Click to View Record Cr Hostalam Vill Pampunpare dist during evac sorti
07 Jul 17 MiG-23 UM MS-3472
Wg Cdr A K Yadav
29 Sqn Cr Gopasar Village in Balesar Dist. Ejected after
05 Sep 17 Dhruv
ARMY AL crashed at Tsogstalu helipad at 1330pm. GOC XIV
28 Sep 17 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Aman Pandey
408 AFS Ha The military plane crashed during a routine traini
06 Oct 17 Mil Mi-17 V5 Wg Cdr Vikas Upadhyay +
Sqn Ldr Shishir Tewari +
Click to View Record Click to View Record Mi-17 V5 chopper of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has
24 Nov 17 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Rashi Raina
408 AFS Ha Rashi Raina, one of IAF's six women fighter pilots
03 Jan 18 MiG-29K
NAVY An Indian Navy MiG 29K aircraft operating from Nav
15 Feb 18Pipistrel Virus SW80 U Wg Cdr Jayapaul James +
Wg Cdr Dushyant Vats +
Click to View Record Click to View Record Majuli (Assam)/New Delhi: Two Indian Air Force pil
10 Mar 18 Chetak CG-803 Cmdt Balwinder Singh
Asst Cmdt Penny Chaudhary +
Coast Guar Indian Coast Guard helicopter that made a hard lan
20 Mar 18 Bae Hawk 132 Fg Offr Abhishek Joshi
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03 Apr 18 Mil Mi-17 V5
Overshot Landing pad and toppled over The helicopt
23 May 18 Cheetah SA-315
Natha Top The military helicopter crashed under un
01 Jun 18 MiG-21
In June, a MiG-27 upgrade aircraft on a routine mi
05 Jun 18 Jaguar Air Cmde Sanjai Chauhan +
Click to View Record An Indian Air Force pilot was killed after his fig
08 Jun 18 Jaguar
"At around 9:20 am, the pilot of a Jaguar aircraft
27 Jun 18 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI
HAL Approximate latitude 20.20 N, longitude 74.08 E n
18 Jul 18 MiG-21 Sqn Ldr Meet Kumar +
26 Sqn The fighter jet was on a routine mission and it to
04 Sep 18 MiG-27 UPG
10 Sqn crashed near Jodhpur's Deolia village. Routine air
01 Oct 18 Chetak IN-442
NAVY - INA Tamil Nadu: Chetak CH442 crashes during a training
09 Oct 18 Jaguar
Veered off runway while landing - Pilot ejected
28 Nov 18 Kiran HJT-16 Fg Offr Yogesh Yadav
AFA An Indian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed on th
28 Jan 19 Jaguar
27 Sqn KUSHINAGAR, UTTAR PRADESH: HIGHLIGHTS Jaguar
01 Feb 19 Mirage 2000TH Sqn Ldr Siddhartha Negi +
Sqn Ldr Samir Abrol +
Click to View Record Click to View Record HAL Newly upgraded Mirage2000 on Acceptance Flight fro
12 Feb 19 MiG-27 UPG
29 Sqn Pokhran/ Rajasthan: A MiG-27 aircraft of the India
19 Feb 19 Bae Hawk 132 A-3671
Sqn Ldr TJ Singh
52 Sqn Today morning around 1150 hrs, two Hawk aircraft o
19 Feb 19 Bae Hawk 132 A-3679 Wg Cdr Sahil Gandhi +
52 Sqn Today morning around 1150 hrs, two Hawk aircraft o
27 Feb 19 Mil Mi-17 V5 ZP-5229 Sqn Ldr Siddharth Vashisht +
Sqn Ldr Ninad Anil Mandavgane +
Cr near Badgam near Srinagar. Possible Fratricide
27 Feb 19 MiG-21 Bison CU-2728
51 Sqn Aircombat with F-16. Hit by AMRAAM - Ejected and t
08 Mar 19 MiG-21 Bison
An Indian Air Force MiG-21 Bison aircraft airborne
31 Mar 19 MiG-27 UPG
29 Sqn Mikoyan MiG-27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force
15 Apr 19 Chetak
NAVY DNE. As per reports, the helicopter developed tech
03 Jun 19 Antonov An-32 KA-2752 Flt Lt Mohit Garg +
Wg Cdr Ganta Mahendra Charles +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 43 Sqn Airborne from Jorhat crashed near Payum/TATO (Arun
03 Jun 19 Antonov An-32 KA-2752
Wg Cdr Ganta Mahendra Charles +
Click to View Record 43 Sqn Airborne from Jorhat crashed near Payum/TATO (Arun
08 Aug 19 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI

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