IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1961 : 1 1963 : 1 1968 : 1 1971 : 1 1974 : 1 1978 : 1 1988 : 1

A total of 7 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
05 Aug 61 Antonov An-12 BL-532 Flt Lt Rathindra Kumar Basu
Flt Lt Tarun Kumar Dey
44 Sqn Nosegear collapse on landing. Ac burnt out
16 Jul 63 Antonov An-12 BL-533 Sqn Ldr Rishi Prakash Vasisht +
Flt Lt Percy Anthony Newnes +
Click to View Record 25 Sqn cr Palam airport while landing. Fg Offr Puri. . It
07 Feb 68 Antonov An-12 BL-534 Flt Lt Harkewal Singh +
Sqn Ldr Pran Nath Malhotra +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 25 Sqn Missing over Rohtang Pass - Wreck found in 2003. N
16 Aug 71 Antonov An-12 BL-918 Wg Cdr Ajit Kumar Bhattacharjee +
Sqn Ldr Birendra Datt Dangwal +
Click to View Record 44 Sqn Cr Ahmednagar Pune 11 Killed. Nav S/L P Handa (530
07 Jan 74 Antonov An-12 BL-740
44 Sqn Swung on TO due to single Eng Failure. Hit a culve
19 Nov 78 Antonov An-12 L-650 Flt Lt Anand Mohan Singh Tanwar +
Sqn Ldr Gur Swaroop Sinha +
44 Sqn Cr at Leh airport. S/L harminder Singh (10620) als
08 Mar 88 Antonov An-12 L-2174 Wg Cdr Avtar Singh +
Wg Cdr Nambi Rangachari +
Click to View Record ARC ARC Charbatiya Cr after TO 9 crew 8 on G K. Wg Cdr

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