IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1981 : 1 1982 : 1 1983 : 1 1984 : 3 1985 : 2 1986 : 2 1987 : 2 1989 : 2 1990 : 2 1991 : 2 1993 : 1 1994 : 1 1995 : 3 1996 : 1 1997 : 1
1999 : 5 2001 : 1 2002 : 2 2003 : 2 2004 : 4 2005 : 2 2007 : 2 2011 : 1 2012 : 2 2014 : 2 2015 : 2 2016 : 2 2018 : 3 2019 : 1

A total of 56 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
16 Apr 81 Jaguar IS JI-006 Flt Lt Satish Chandra Singh Adhikari
14 Sqn Hit by Vulture during LL Trg Flight
10 May 82 Jaguar IS JI-011 Flt Lt Raj Kumar Srivastava +
14 Sqn From Ambala , Killed in Crash - flew into hill
19 Oct 83 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Ajay Kumar Bugnait
Cr at Hissar
11 Apr 84 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Sandeep Atwal
Martin Baker List
01 Jun 84 Jaguar IS
Western Sector Martin Baker List
07 Aug 84 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Pratap Vasudevrao Deshpande
Martin Baker List
27 Feb 85 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Gajraj Singh +
5 Sqn Jaitsar Vill Jaipur . From Ambala. disorientation
17 Oct 85 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Jasbir Singh Walia
Click to View Record 14 Sqn mid air with F/L Bhaduria, whose AC hit the unders
27 May 86 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Anulya Chandra Bharali
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
25 Jun 86 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Mohan Kumar Prabhakar Samant +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn In Memoriam
30 Aug 87 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Ashok Yadav +
ASTE TO Fm BLore Cr Coonoor. Unauthorised display over
10 Dec 87 Jaguar Flt Lt Shankar Dayal Bajpai +
6 Sqn lost during dark night LL Nav Sortie Naliya
03 Mar 89 Jaguar IS JS-150 Sqn Ldr Evlp Parmesh Babu
14 Sqn Crash landed in a Jaguar on Mar 3rd 1989. Unhurt.
06 Jun 89 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Sanjay Raghunath Karve +
ASTE HAL Blore 1 on Ground Killed
01 Aug 90 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Ajay Kumar Bugnait
16 Sqn MAC with Jag Gorakhpur. Ejected Safely
01 Aug 90 Jaguar IS
16 Sqn MAC with Jag Gorakhpur. Ejected Safely
20 Jul 91 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Umesh Kumar Baweja +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
25 Aug 91 Jaguar IS
16 Sqn Gorakhpur AFB Pilot Killed Check Pilot and report.
22 Nov 93 Jaguar IS JS-120 Fg Offr Puneet Kumar Pareek
Cr Naraingarh Ambala Dist Pt BO. Brake unit body f
01 Jun 94 Jaguar IB
16 Sqn DNE Cr Gorakhpur. Pilot kept box in rear cockpit
22 Mar 95 Jaguar IS
Martin Baker List
25 Jun 95 Jaguar IS JS-161 Flt Lt Sanjai Chauhan
Click to View Record 16 Sqn Cr while landing at Gorakhpur after Tailchute dep
16 Oct 95 Jaguar IS Fg Offr Bhupinder Singh +
14 Sqn From Ambala , dived into ground in LL flight
16 Feb 96 Jaguar IS JS-167 Flt Lt Navneet Raina
16 Sqn Flight test after an engine mod. Crashed 10 mins a
26 Feb 97 Jaguar IB JT-066 Flt Lt Puneet Kumar Pareek
14 Sqn 3.23 M from Uttarlai Tech Defect
15 Feb 99 Jaguar IM Flt Lt Rishabh Agrawal
6 Sqn Pune Airfield, Overshot barrier on runway
01 May 99 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Rishabh Agrawal
16 Sqn DNE. Happened 1998-99. Barrier impact. Pilot walke
30 Jun 99 Jaguar IS
14 Sqn Changera and Killaur Villages, Patiala Dist,
20 Sep 99 Jaguar IS
27 Sqn Gorakhpur Cr after TO Pt Ejected. 27 Sqn pilot usi
08 Nov 99 Jaguar IS
27 Sqn Chiduapur Vill Gorakhpur Dist Pt Ejected.
25 Oct 01 Jaguar IS
5 Sqn Cr HP near Meerut. Pt Ejected. The pilot inadverte
09 May 02 Jaguar IS JS-139 Fg Offr Sandeep Palarwal +
14 Sqn Aborted TO Ambala. Hit fence ac exploded
05 Nov 02 Jaguar IS
14 Sqn Eng Failure near Ambala 5k on ground. Pt Ejected
28 Jan 03 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Priyanath Mukhopadhyay +
5 Sqn Cr near Bikaner Range Plt Killed
22 Jul 03 Jaguar IS
1610 Hrs aborted TO at Ambala after Nose gear fail
26 Feb 04 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Ravi Khanna +
Click to View Record 6 Sqn Cr Pokhran Range
02 Apr 04 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Mayank Mayur +
5 Sqn MAC in bad weather - hit by another Jag
02 Apr 04 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Gagan Oberoi +
Click to View Record 5 Sqn MAC bad weather J and K. hit another jag
07 May 04 Jaguar IS JS-148
5 Sqn Cr TO from Ambala Pt Ejct -
11 May 05 Jaguar IS JS-204 Flt Lt Amit Singh +
16 Sqn Cr after TO from Gorakhpur CFIT?
07 Oct 05 Jaguar IS
Cr 0830 TO from Gwalior
18 Jan 07 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Ronald Kevin Serrao +
Click to View Record 5 Sqn TO from Bikaner ac blew up in mid air
26 Oct 07 Jaguar IS
Ejected Cr after TO from Jamnagar
04 Aug 11 Jaguar IS JS-197 Flt Lt Siddharth Pandey +
16 Sqn Training exercise. Crashed in a field near Dilahi
06 Nov 12 Jaguar IB JT-061
27 Sqn Cat III
30 Nov 12 Jaguar
Crashed in a forest near Lik in Upper Dzongu in No
22 Jan 14 Jaguar JT-067
5 Sqn Crashed on approach during a routine night sortee.
01 Aug 14 Jaguar
Pilot ejected cr Biber Village
05 Mar 15 Jaguar
Crashed kurukshetra dist pilot ejected. "I went f
16 Jun 15 Jaguar IB JT-060
Cr 18km from Allahabad pilots ejected 0847 Hrs

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