IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1954 : 1 1955 : 2 1956 : 4 1957 : 5 1958 : 1 1960 : 5 1961 : 2 1962 : 3 1963 : 5 1964 : 1 1965 : 4 1966 : 3 1967 : 2

A total of 38 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
12 Mar 54 Ouragan Plt Offr Surendra Mohan Dewan +
Click to View Record 8 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
25 Feb 55 Ouragan Fg Offr Kuldip Singh +
3 Sqn Crashed on Range
04 Aug 55 Ouragan IC-651 Plt Offr Jag Mohan Nayar +
8 Sqn Cr 12 NM from Patiala.
07 Sep 56 Ouragan Plt Offr Gursaran Singh Ahluwalia
Click to View Record 2 Sqn TO from Ambala Cr L in field injured
21 Nov 56 Ouragan Flt Lt Kapil Dev Hoon +
3 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
22 Nov 56 Ouragan Sqn Ldr Roopanagunta Vishnu Bhaskar Bhardwaj +
2 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala. RVB Bharadwaj as CO of
22 Nov 56 Ouragan Plt Offr Narendra Mohan Misra +
2 Sqn In Memoriam. RVB Bharadwaj as CO of 2 Sqn took a
13 Feb 57 Ouragan Plt Offr Om Prakash Chopra +
3 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
01 Apr 57 Ouragan Fg Offr Daljit Singh Bajaj
Click to View Record 4 Sqn DNE K in Dummy AG firing practice
09 Apr 57 Ouragan Fg Offr Maharaj Krishan Mehta +
2 Sqn
17 Jul 57 Ouragan Plt Offr Anant Kumar Mukherji +
2 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
29 Oct 57 Ouragan Fg Offr Surinder Singh +
4 Sqn In Memoriam
08 May 58 Ouragan Fg Offr Daljit Singh Bajaj +
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Hoshiarpur at 11 20 hours. On routine exercise cra
25 Jun 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Surendra Paul Singh +
29 Sqn Spun on approach
28 Jun 60 Ouragan Plt Offr Seshagiri Ramchandra Kamat +
2 Sqn 1 vs 1 combat. Spun into ground
20 Sep 60 Ouragan Plt Offr Ashok Kumar Jain +
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Disoriented from clouds and went into ground
24 Nov 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Dilip Kumar Basu +
29 Sqn Mid-air collision near Bari-pada in Orissa. The pi
24 Nov 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Ved Pal Sharma +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn Mid-air collision near Bari-pada in Orissa. The pi
17 May 61 Ouragan IC-870 Fg Offr Krishnaswamy Chandra Shekhar
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Ej in flat spin over halwara
04 Oct 61 Ouragan Fg Offr Basil Joseph Hickman +
Click to View Record 4 Sqn In Memoriam
23 May 62 Ouragan Fg Offr Dorab Minocher Vatcha +
4 Sqn a/c caught fire and pilot did not eject
27 Jul 62 Ouragan Fg Offr Sunder Gopaldas Wadhwani +
29 Sqn Cr into Hut, 6 k on ground . Plt Killed. Ejected b
14 Oct 62 Ouragan Plt Offr Inder Pran Kumar Chatterjee Gideon +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
19 Feb 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Taran Jit Singh +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
20 Apr 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Dipak Choudhary +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Apr 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Guru Charan Singh +
29 Sqn
30 Jun 63 Ouragan Fg Offr Suresh Shankarrao Dange
Click to View Record 29 Sqn DNE. Ejected from a spin with Minor injuries
19 Dec 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Sataban Goswamy +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn In Memoriam OR 63?
06 Jan 64 Ouragan Fg Offr Dara Phiroze Chinoy
Click to View Record 29 Sqn DNE Ejected after electric trim failure
15 Jun 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Vijay Kumar Dewan +
29 Sqn Doing a Loop, spun into the ground
25 Jun 65 Ouragan IC-698 Flt Lt Rana Lal Chand Sikka
ATW Forcelanded in pak ac captured
26 Aug 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Pallathadka Subrahmanya Bhat +
4 Sqn In Memoriam
27 Sep 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Harazbun Dara Surti +
29 Sqn Went into a spin during aerobatics - did not recov
15 Feb 66 Ouragan Fg Offr Manoj Kumar Banerjee +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
22 Feb 66 Ouragan Fg Offr Jaswant Singh Sidhu +
47 Sqn Hit ATC Tower Bujaur guwahati 3 Killed incl Pilot
15 Dec 66 Ouragan Flt Lt Girja Shankar Narain +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
13 Apr 67 Ouragan Fg Offr Michael John Pereira +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
09 Dec 67 Ouragan Fg Offr Gauri Shankar Singh +
47 Sqn In Memoriam

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