IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1943 : 4 1944 : 8 1945 : 3 1946 : 3

A total of 18 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
07 Feb 43 Vengeance Fg Offr Kartar Singh
7 crashed at Kabul river , Flt Sgt Ghosh OK
29 Apr 43 Vengeance AN997 Plt Offr M K Chand*
Click to View Record 152OTU fm 8 Sqn DiG 2m S of Peshawar
29 May 43 Vengeance AN913 Plt Offr K S Sandhu*
Click to View Record 152OTU fm 8 Sqn Cr nr Peshawar firing range
18 Aug 43 Vengeance
8 Cr Thuna Range, Bhopal. Crew escaped with minor in
19 Feb 44 Vengeance Fg Offr Ajit Singh*
7 Cr enroute to Gwalior / Lahore
19 Feb 44 Vengeance Fg Offr Keki Gocal
Flt Sgt Ghosh
Click to View Record 7 Cr enroute to Gwalior / Lahore Flt Sgt Ghosh OK
19 Feb 44 Vengeance Fg Offr Rachpal Singh*
7 Cr enroute to Gwalior / Lahore
01 Apr 44 Vengeance AN797 Fg Offr E H Dadabhoy*
Fg Offr Jamshed Dordi
Click to View Record 7 Cr in Valley W of Imphal, Killing pt, J H Dordi OK
02 Apr 44 Vengeance Fg Offr D M Engineer
7 Hit bund on take off , crashed. crew Ok
25 Apr 44 Vengeance AN678 Fg Offr N J Duggan
7 CrL near Shillong, Crew OK Flt Sgt Wijeyendran
08 May 44 Vengeance AN834 Fg Offr M Latif Khan*
Flt Sgt Ghosh
7 FL after Eng Trble at TO, Pt Killed, Flt Sgt Ghosh
16 May 44 Vengeance AN618 Fg Offr Hazen Edward Dougherty RCAF *
8 Failed to pull out of Dive in Baguna Area
31 May 45 Vengeance II AN921
22AACU Drigh Road - ac did not take off pilot retracted u
21 Jul 45 Vengeance I AP127
22AACU Digri - pilot applied heavy brakes after failure t
27 Sep 45 Vengeance IV FL555
Caught fire on TO Patenga
16 May 46 Vengeance III FB936
pilot landed near Dhanari in ppor weather
09 Jul 46 Vengeance IV FD264
22AACU pilot lost way and FL in bad weather at Kasganj
14 Sep 46 Vengeance IV FD382 F/Sgt Royston Moore*
22AACU 10m S of Bhopal ac caught fire and crashed

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