IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1952 : 1 1953 : 1 1956 : 1 1958 : 1 1961 : 1 1963 : 1 1964 : 2 1966 : 2 1968 : 1 1969 : 1 1972 : 2 1976 : 1 1978 : 1 1979 : 1 1980 : 2
1989 : 2

A total of 21 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
11 Jan 52 HT-2 Sqn Ldr Suranjan Das
Click to View Record HAL BO Southwest of Yelahanka.
11 Dec 53 HT-2 Civ Pt M V Namjoshi +
HAL HT2 2nd Prototype. Cr Blore at Aerobatics
14 Feb 56 HT-2 Flt Lt Derek Aubyn Watts +
Flt Cdt B S Sharma +
AFFC In Memoriam
15 Apr 58 HT-2 Flt Lt Satish Chandra Aurora +
Flt Lt Manik Hardasmal Kundnani +
AFFC In Memoriam
25 Oct 61 HT-2 Flt Lt Sudhakar Vaman Khot +
Sub Lt A K Verma +
AFFC In Memoriam
18 Sep 63 HT-2 Flt Cdt R J Lakhanpal +
AFFC In Memoriam
25 Apr 64 HT-2 Flt Cdt H Santiago +
AFFC In Memoriam
21 Jul 64 HT-2 Fg Offr Rajeshwaran Kanakasundaran+
Flt Cdt N E Jacob
EFTS In Memoriam
14 May 66 HT-2 Flt Lt Raj Kumar Aga +
PTE In Memoriam
17 Jun 66 HT-2 Flt Lt Panj Rattan Singh +
Flt Cdt Dangwal Mahipal Raje
PTE In Memoriam
31 Jan 68 HT-2
Flt Cdt P S Sumbria +
EFS Aircraft failed to recover from spin. Instructor b
27 Jun 69 HT-2 Flt Lt Sridharan +
AFFC In Memoriam. No Service Number Given
08 Mar 72 HT-2 Flt Lt Niraj Kukreja +
Flt Cdt S S Khaira +
Click to View Record EFS K in Crash at Bidar. A mid air collision between t
18 Aug 72 HT-2 Flt LT Yashwant Rao +
Lt G Roy
EFS In Memoriam
27 Sep 76 HT-2 Flt Lt Anil Chaturvedi +
EFS Instructor started spin at lower altitude - did no
06 Mar 78 HT-2 Capt S K Sharma +
EFS In Memoriam
13 Feb 79 HT-2 Flt Lt Jacob Palamootil Mathews +
Flt Cdt Sundaram Arul
EFS In Memoriam
08 Feb 80 HT-2 Flt Lt Satish Bhasin
Capt A K Naskar
EFS In Memoriam
11 Oct 80 HT-2 Flt Cdt V Cheriyan +
EFS In Memoriam
12 Jan 89 HT-2 IX-858 Wg Cdr Manu Dutt +
Flt Lt Anurag Gupta +
Click to View Record FIS Cr nr Madras fm Tambaram. S/L PV Chaudhary (14085)
17 Apr 89 HT-2 Wg Cdr Ashok Kumar Dasgupta +
Capt V Chand
FIS Cr marimalia ngr Capt V Chand Killed

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