IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1986 : 2 1987 : 1 1988 : 2 1990 : 1 1992 : 3 1999 : 1 2000 : 1 2009 : 1 2012 : 2 2014 : 1 2016 : 1 2019 : 1

A total of 17 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
22 Mar 86 Antonov An-32 K-2702 Wg Cdr Sureshchandra Gordhanbhai Patel +
Fg Offr Ashutosh Anant Sardespandey +
48 Sqn 17 killed Cr Kishtiwar area J&K
25 Mar 86 Antonov An-32 K-2729 Wg Cdr Ulliada Muddappa Bheemiah +
Wg Cdr Emelian Augustin Fernandez +
48 Sqn TO from Muscat Cr in sea 450 km fm Jamnagar. F/L B
17 Apr 87 Antonov An-32 K-2715 Wg Cdr Kasaragod Pallath Viiayakumar
Click to View Record Possibly Repaired Belly landed wheels up due to high workload in coc
08 Feb 88 Antonov An-32 K-2713
Written off in landing - wreck remained for a few
04 Oct 88 Antonov An-32 Wg Cdr Chandra Prakash Malik +
Wg Cdr Bommaoda Muthanna Mandappa +
Click to View Record ARC cr shivrajpur 40 km fm kanpur 10 Killed. Nav W/C S
15 Jul 90 Antonov An-32 K-2705 Wg Cdr Shapur Erachshaw Baria +
Fg Offr Sandeep Kumar Mitra +
Click to View Record 19 Sqn Tambaram to Trivandrum Palode Forest 6 Killed. W/C
25 Mar 92 Antonov An-32 Wg Cdr Dilip Vilhal Ghatnekar +
Flt Lt Bhasker Ekambaram +
43 Sqn flew into a hill in N’Land in bad weather. Rajy
01 Apr 92 Antonov An-32 K-2669 Wg Cdr Manjit Singh Makol +
Fg Offr P Raghupathy +
48 Sqn MACW An32 during Paradrop total 8 Killed. Nav W/C
01 Apr 92 Antonov An-32 K-3055 Sqn Ldr Nagendra Mandiga +
Fg Offr Deepak Vashishta Pintu +
Click to View Record 48 Sqn MACW Above Boothgarh Vill Ludhaina. Nav W/C AS Bed
07 Mar 99 Antonov An-32 K-2673 Flt Lt Mohit Abrol +
Fg Offr Tanaji Balasaheb Payagude +
PTS Cr on Approach to Delhi 24 K. WC DK Shukla (16044)
23 Feb 00 Antonov An-32 K-2690
43 Sqn Cr Vijaynagar ALG - s/n as seen by reporters
09 Jun 09 Antonov An-32 Wg Cdr Giteshjit Singh Butalia +
Flt Lt Varun Kumar +
Click to View Record 43 Sqn 13k ac crashed at Tato village, Arunachal
15 Jan 12 Antonov An-32 K-2721
Damaged during heavy landing in Jorhat
07 Feb 12 Antonov An-32 K-3060
33 Sqn Possibly Repaired Undercarraige failure on port - landed on two whee
20 Sep 14 Antonov An-32 K-2757
Ac crashed on landing and overturned - wrecked. Wa
22 Jul 16 Antonov An-32 K-2743 Flt Lt Pushpender Badsara +
Fg Offr Pankaj Kumar Nandal +
Click to View Record 33 Sqn Missing at 08:30 AM with six crew members and 23 p
03 Jun 19 Antonov An-32 KA-2752 Flt Lt Mohit Garg +
Wg Cdr Ganta Mahendra Charles +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 43 Sqn Airborne from Jorhat crashed near Payum/TATO (Arun
03 Jun 19 Antonov An-32 KA-2752
Wg Cdr Ganta Mahendra Charles +
Click to View Record 43 Sqn Airborne from Jorhat crashed near Payum/TATO (Arun

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