IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1974 : 1 1976 : 1 1982 : 1 1983 : 1 1984 : 1 1990 : 1 1992 : 1 1993 : 1 1994 : 1 1995 : 1 1997 : 1 2000 : 1 2001 : 3 2004 : 1 2005 : 1
2009 : 1

A total of 18 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Sep 74 Mil Mi-8 Flt Lt Nand Lal Verma
Fg Offr Fali Homi Major
Click to View Record DNE First Mi-8 accident a high altitude. Heli roto
09 Jan 76 Mil Mi-8 Z-1681
Cr near Oil Rig Haakon Magnus 5K off Bombay. 5 Pas
26 Nov 82 Mil Mi-8 Flt Lt Ravi Kumar Nandhi +
Sqn Ldr Rakesh Dutt Sharma +
Click to View Record 110 HU Cr Lunglee, Mizoram on way to Khumbirgram
29 Dec 83 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr Brij Dev Madhok
Sqn Ldr Rajendra Singh Tandon
Click to View Record Antartic Expedition. While carrying an under-slung
27 Sep 84 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr Intezam Husain Naqvi +
Sqn Ldr Suvendu Mohan Gupta +
109 HU Siachen glacier 5killed
13 Aug 90 Mil Mi-8 Flt Lt Deepak Moreshwar Paranjape +
Flt Lt Sanjay Satyarthy +
122 HF In Memoriam
11 Nov 92 Mil Mi-8 Wg Cdr Viman Kumar Arora
Click to View Record 121 HF on loan to ONGC cr in sea off rig Bombay
07 May 93 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr Sanjay Kumar Sahoo +
Flt Lt Suryanarayan Sabat +
118 HU Cr at paro Bhutan 8 killed incl GOC-in-C East. fin
15 Dec 94 Mil Mi-8 Z-2840
Crashed and Destroyed Crew Safe
05 Jan 95 Mil Mi-8 Flt Lt Neelkanth R Hiremath +
118 HU In Memoriam
29 Oct 97 Mil Mi-8 Wg Cdr Rajan Kapur
Click to View Record 109 HU Sulur Airfield
12 Nov 00 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr Anil Sharma +
Sqn Ldr Mohmmad Sadaket Pathan +
Click to View Record 119 HU + 5 BSF k Dhora Pran Area, Nal. A MI-8 Helicopter
26 Feb 01 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr V Ajit Raju +
Sqn Ldr M S Panwar +
118 HU 6 killed Cr Denko 8 km from Ziro
21 Mar 01 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr Abhilesh Kumar Singh +
Flt Lt Ashish A Hebalkar +
112 HU 5 killed Cr Chikkajala in Bangalore Rural Dist
24 Jul 01 Mil Mi-8
112 HU Cr Hesaragutta Bangalore 5 injured. Mechanical fai
15 Jul 04 Mil Mi-8
Possibly Repaired Cr at Dharbhanga Hostel into water. Damaged
22 May 05 Mil Mi-8
Cr Kamzal, Mizoram . 1 Pssnger killed
01 May 09 Mil Mi-8
RSQH

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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.