IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1946 : 1 1947 : 2 1948 : 1 1951 : 2 1952 : 3 1953 : 1 1954 : 1 1955 : 4 1956 : 1 1957 : 2 1958 : 1 1959 : 2 1960 : 3 1961 : 3 1962 : 5
1963 : 2 1965 : 8 1967 : 4 1968 : 2 1969 : 2 1971 : 2 1973 : 2 1974 : 3 1975 : 2 1976 : 1 1977 : 2 1980 : 1

A total of 63 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
27 Aug 71 Dakota C-47 BJ-923 Wg Cdr Manohar Lal Behl
Flt Lt Kamal Kumar Jotwani
Click to View Record Click to View Record Nav: Fg.Offr. D.V.K. Singh Signaller: Flt. Lt. Swa
17 Dec 71 Dakota C-47 BJ-622 Flt Lt Joaquim D'Souza +
Fg Offr Satyabrata Nandi +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 43 Sqn Accident at Machuka NEFA Cr of 5 k. 10 k including
03 Feb 73 Dakota C-47 Flt Lt Paul Simon Javaranjan +
Fg Offr Anuj Kumar Aga +
Click to View Record 43 Sqn LumLa, Lilabari
07 Aug 73 Dakota C-47 HJ-916 Fg Offr Harinder Pal Singh Gill +
Flt Lt Shailendra Kumar Singh +
11 Sqn Cr at Bakshi Ka Talab
22 Feb 74 Dakota C-47 Flt Lt Jagdish Kumar Malik
43 Sqn Pakke, NEFA
26 Apr 74 Dakota C-47 HJ-254
07 Sep 74 Dakota C-47 BJ-920 Flt Lt Vijendra Rao +
Flt Lt Bhupendra Madholal Parikh +
43 Sqn
04 Feb 75 Dakota C-47 IJ-818
19 May 75 Dakota C-47 BJ-975
12 Nov 76 Dakota C-47 BJ-922
05 Apr 77 Dakota C-47 Sqn Ldr Manoj Chandra Goel +
Flt Lt Darryl Raymond Kumar +
NRSA. 4 killed incl F/Lt N L Dewan (10241), Flt Lt
25 May 77 Dakota C-47 IJ-297
23 Aug 80 Dakota C-47 HJ-235 Sqn Ldr Amar Pal Singh Chug +
Sqn Ldr Man Mohan Varma +
Cr Gauhati 9 killed

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