IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1973 : 1 1974 : 3 1975 : 2 1976 : 3 1977 : 1 1978 : 2 1979 : 1 1980 : 3 1981 : 3 1982 : 4 1983 : 6 1984 : 5 1985 : 1 1986 : 3 1987 : 3
1988 : 1 1989 : 1 1990 : 2 1992 : 4 1993 : 1 1994 : 4 1995 : 1 1996 : 1 1997 : 2 1998 : 1 1999 : 3 2000 : 1 2001 : 3 2003 : 1 2005 : 1
2006 : 1 2007 : 3 2009 : 1 2010 : 1 2011 : 1 2012 : 1 2014 : 1 2017 : 2 2018 : 1

A total of 80 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
25 Feb 94 Kiran HJT-16 U-752
AFA Nosegear Collapse during Ldg at AFA acwo
17 Mar 94 Kiran HJT-16 U-766 Sqn Ldr Raghunath Nambiar
Click to View Record ASTE Cr 11 km from Hosur TN
19 Apr 94 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt P R Shendge +
AFA Bird hit after pull out over Banswada range Bidar.
29 Oct 94 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt A Dixit
AFA Martin Baker List
07 May 95 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt A Nandy +
Sqn Ldr Vinod G Koshy +
Click to View Record AFA Cr after TO from Kalaikunda 1k 1Ej
04 Nov 96 Kiran HJT-16 U-857
AFA got lost - ejected.
25 Apr 97 Kiran HJT-16
Bidar Mk 1a
15 Sep 97 Kiran HJT-16
Bidar Mk1a Human error
23 May 98 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr Ranadeep Chakarvarty +
AFA Cr near Bidar MoD statement in LS
01 Oct 99 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt S Agnihotri
AFA Bidar AFS Cr Ekalara Tanda Village
14 Oct 99 Kiran HJT-16 Fg Offr Chetanya Marathe +
FTW Hakimpet, Jagdevpur Medak
08 Dec 99 Kiran HJT-16 Lt Cdr Sanjay Chitnis
NAVY INS Dega, Cr Vzg Rly Lines
23 May 00 Kiran HJT-16 U-837 Sqn Ldr S Nema
AFA Cr Nittor Vill, TO Bidar AFS Both Pts BO
03 May 01 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr Sanjay Gaur +
FIS Cr Zoo Park Vandalur TO from Tambaram
08 May 01 Kiran HJT-16 U-778 Flt Cdt Shishir Sukant
AFA Cr Daramanga Vill, RR Dist Pilot Baled out
24 Oct 01 Kiran HJT-16
Unk RSQH
06 Nov 03 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr K Gokul +
Fg Offr Animesh Srivastava +
408 AFS Ha Cr Anthayapalli 25km from Hyd
27 Dec 05 Kiran HJT-16 U-720 Wg Cdr Rahul Arun Bapat
Sqn Ldr Deepak
ASTE BO Cr Rajarajeswari Ngr nr Mysore
18 Mar 06 Kiran HJT-16 Wg Cdr Dheeraj Bhatia +
Sqn Ldr Shailendra Singh +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 52 Sqn SKAT. Cr during demo at Bidar. HE(A)
11 Sep 07 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr Harish Chandra Bhagat +
Flt Cdt U C Sati +
F/C U C Sati k TO Hakimpet cr Devarayamjal
18 Nov 07 Kiran HJT-16 Anand Kumar
AFA Cr Padmatikesapur vill Warangal dist
22 Dec 07 Kiran HJT-16
52 Sqn SKAT. Bhubaneshwar AP FL- caught fire - ac dam
21 Jan 09 Kiran HJT-16 Wg Cdr Rajpal Singh Dhaliwal +
Click to View Record 52 Sqn SKAT. Cr near Belur Village near Bidar during prac
03 Mar 10 Kiran HJT-16 IN-078 Cdr Suresh K Maurya +
Lt Cdr Rahul Nair +
NAVY - INA Crashed into a two-storey buildingĀ  in the Bowenp
22 Aug 11 Kiran HJT-16 U-679 Flt Cdt Raj Kumar Herojit
Crashed during solo flight in agricultural fields
31 Jan 12 Kiran HJT-16 U-2462
Sqn Ldr K P Singh
FIS Routine training sortie. Crashed into a lake at Ay
21 Aug 14 Kiran HJT-16
28 Sep 17 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Aman Pandey
408 AFS Ha The military plane crashed during a routine traini
24 Nov 17 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Rashi Raina
408 AFS Ha Rashi Raina, one of IAF's six women fighter pilots
28 Nov 18 Kiran HJT-16 Fg Offr Yogesh Yadav
AFA An Indian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed on th

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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.