IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1941 : 3 1943 : 5 1944 : 23 1945 : 55 1946 : 5

A total of 91 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
15 May 41 Hurricane I W9207 Plt Offr Edwin Nazirullah
Click to View Record 56OTU Baled out. Dislocated Shoulder
11 Jul 41 Hurricane I Z2519
32RAF Failed to Return from Oprational Sortie
03 Nov 41 Hurricane II Z3150 Plt Offr Hukum Chand Mehta*
43RAF Cr into High ground at Roxburgshire
02 Mar 43 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr B R Sanjana*
6 Cr enroute to Bhopal near Boira
22 Apr 43 Hurricane IIc Sqn Ldr Habib Ullah Khan*
Click to View Record 2 Hazaribagh
21 Sep 43 Hurricane IIc KX112 Fg Offr H S B Tyabji*
Click to View Record 4 Cr on flight to Bairagarh
21 Sep 43 Hurricane IIc HW493 Sqn Ldr S W Baldie RAF*
4 Cr on flight to Bairagarh
31 Dec 43 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Pirojshah Reporter*
6 Failed to return from sortie
15 Jan 44 Hurricane IIc HL881 Fg Offr J S Bhullar
Click to View Record 6 shot down during a PR sortie to Razabil and Buthid
27 Jan 44 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Rustom Kaikobad Munshi*
3 BL and caught fire on impact
27 Jan 44 Hurricane IIc BW912 Fg Offr J S Bhullar
Click to View Record 6 Shot down Taken POW by Japanese
08 Feb 44 Hurricane IIc BG868 Fg Offr Dodla Ranga Reddy*
Click to View Record 6 SD by Oscars over Taung Bazar
08 Feb 44 Hurricane IIc AP892 Fg Offr J C De Lima*
6 SD by Oscars over Taung Bazar
15 Feb 44 Hurricane IIc HW428 Fg Offr Bhattacharjea
6 SD by Oscars over Taung Bazar
08 Mar 44 Hurricane II B BG739 Fg Offr Mohammed Nawaz Kasrani*
1 Caught fire due to possible Glycol Leak Cr Killing
02 Apr 44 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr M F Gracious*
6 SD by Oscars over Taung Bazar
04 Apr 44 Hurricane II B Fg Offr Noel Ruxton Clarke Murcott*
Click to View Record 1 SD attacking GroundTargets at Tamu Road
17 Apr 44 Hurricane IIB JS405 Fg Offr Harbans Singh Thapar*
6 Hurricane collided with other aircraft
17 Apr 44 Hurricane IIc JS408 Fg Offr G C S Babra*
Click to View Record 6 Hurricane collided with other aircraft
08 May 44 Hurricane II B Fg Offr Theodore Alex Manuel Andrade*
Click to View Record 1 SD in flames Arakan front
21 May 44 Hurricane II B Fg Offr N S Masih*
1 SD by Oscars over Bishenpur Area
29 Jul 44 Hurricane IIc LD897 Fg Offr Abdul Hafeez*
1 FTR from Tamu/Sittaung Area. Lst seen cloud flying
29 Jul 44 Hurricane IIc LD651 Fg Offr Antonil Chuyil Prabhakaran*
Click to View Record 1 FTR from Tamu/Sittaung Area. Lst seen cloud flying
14 Aug 44 Hurricane II Plt Offr Michael Blake
Click to View Record 42RAF Cr L near Tamu after Glycol leak and engine failur
29 Sep 44 Hurricane II Fg Offr Rajendra Singh
Click to View Record 1 Crashed between Silchar and Imphal
03 Nov 44 Hurricane IIc LD240 Fg Offr A M Kapur
Click to View Record 1 Cr inJungle due to Glycol Leak, pt trekked back
15 Nov 44 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr B B Chakraborty*
10 Dived into Ground at Ranchi
27 Nov 44 Hurricane IIc LE804 Flt Lt D F Eduljee*
Click to View Record 1 SD by Ground fire during Strafing run at Burma
03 Dec 44 Hurricane Fg Offr K V Nair
Click to View Record 2 Missing - Burma Ops
15 Dec 44 Hurricane Fg Offr Ram Saran Sharma*
2 Shot down Ops
30 Dec 44 Hurricane Plt Offr Govind Dattatreya Juvekar*
2 Missing - FTR
06 Jan 45 Hurricane IIc Sqn Ldr Prithpal Singh*
Click to View Record 3 Dived into ground at Kohat durnig trng flt
13 Jan 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Jagjit Singh*
IAF Disp F Mid air collision.
13 Jan 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Ishwar Dass*
IAF Disp F Mid air collision.
17 Feb 45 Hurricane IIc Wg Cdr Karun Krishna Majumdar DFC* *
Click to View Record IAF Disp F Dived into Ground
26 Feb 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Cecil Owen St Vincent Norris*
1 Pt FL aircraft, died of wounds on 27th
01 Mar 45 Hurricane II
3 Cr on Elizabeth island between Ramree and Akyab.
03 Apr 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Prem Sagar Gupta DFC*
Click to View Record 1 Cr near Kumbhirgham
14 Apr 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Jagdish Singh Kochar*
7 Cr at XXX III Corps HQ at Pagan
28 Apr 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Bola Ramesh Rao*
Click to View Record 7 Ran into wiretrap over Irrawadi.
30 Apr 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Narayan Shamu Prasad*
Click to View Record 7 SD by GF at Allanmyo, Cr in Irrawady
03 May 45 Hurricane Iic Plt Offr David Smith Greenhorn
151OTU Cr at Peshawar - Spun in during Air To Air sortie
11 May 45 Hurricane IIC HV301
1SFTS Student pilot forgot to lower undercarraige by mis
15 May 45 Hurricane IIc Fg Offr Dorab Maneckshaw Engineer*
7 Dam by GF at Henzada, Cr while BL
16 May 45 Hurricane IID KW881
Pilot on Aerobatics sortie, went into spin , bo
19 May 45 Hurricane IIC LE994
9 Ranchi - Roof of hangar collapsed in storm, dam a
19 May 45 Hurricane IV LD236
Ambala - Pilot made heavy landig u/c collapse
20 May 45 Hurricane IIC LD680
FTR from sortie, Pilot was rescued by sampan
21 May 45 Hurricane IIC HV796 P/O Masum Ali Vazir*
FTR from Tactical Recce Sortie over Burma
23 May 45 Hurricane IIC LE503 P/O Aubrey Archibald Martinnant*
Click to View Record 151OTU ac went into high speed stall and mushed into grou

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