IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1961 : 1 1964 : 2 1965 : 2 1966 : 1 1968 : 1 1989 : 1

A total of 8 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
27 Dec 61 Otter DHC-3 Sqn Ldr Satindra Kumar Trehan +
Flt Lt R P Singh
41 Sqn Cr after supply drop in Himachal
10 Feb 64 Otter DHC-3 Fg Offr Bhupendra Prakash +
Click to View Record 59 Sqn Cr druing adverse weather at Mechuka Prev U/I
29 Dec 64 Otter DHC-3 Fg Offr Jagbir Singh Rai
Click to View Record 59 Sqn Cr in River Pasighat NEFA
05 Apr 65 Otter DHC-3 IM-1727 Wg Cdr Mirgind Singh Grewal +
Click to View Record Cr near Tezpur killing 5 AF Personnel
19 Aug 65 Otter DHC-3 BM-1002 Fg Offr Suresh Kumar Puri
Plt Offr Vijay Prakash Poonia
41 Sqn Cr at Poonch damaged by fg fire
03 Sep 66 Otter DHC-3 Flt Lt Samuel Kunnapuzha George +
Fg Offr Suresh Kumar Puri +
41 Sqn Himalayan foothills 4k F/L I F Hussain, R K Sabhar
11 May 68 Otter DHC-3 IM-1719 Sqn Ldr Baldev Singh +
Fg Offr Virender Singh Randhawa +
41 Sqn Cr during test sortie
01 Sep 89 Otter DHC-3 - -
59 Sqn DNE Ac airlifted by Mi-8. Broke loose, glided in a

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