IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1951 : 1 1953 : 2 1955 : 1 1958 : 1

A total of 5 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
20 Aug 51 Liberator B-24 HE-790 Flt Lt Tylden Osborne Wynne +
Plt Offr Rusi Captain +
6 Sqn 11 k when ac cr at Pune. Nav PC Sreedharan (4112).
26 May 53 Liberator B-24 HE-886
Cr attempting a 3 engine landing
27 Aug 53 Liberator B-24 Flt Lt Alfred Eric Wilfred Paul +
Fg Offr Bikash Kumar Ghosh +
5 Sqn Blew up Near Pune 9k. S/L NK Sarkar (2859) k
05 Jul 55 Liberator B-24 Flt Lt Neile Co'Brooke Wordsworth +
Flt Lt Harbhajan Singh Dhaliwal +
16 Sqn Cr at hillock at Pune. 5 crew killed. Nav F/L HG S
05 Feb 58 Liberator B-24 HE-842 Flt Lt Devindra Kochar +
Fg Offr Shashikumar Dattatatray Jadhav +
16 Sqn Cr at Sulur 10 crew killed Navs P/O Ak Ghosh (5210

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