IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1988 : 2 1990 : 2 1991 : 2 1992 : 2 1993 : 1 1994 : 4 1995 : 5 1996 : 3 1997 : 1 1998 : 6 1999 : 3 2000 : 3 2001 : 1 2002 : 2 2004 : 3
2006 : 1 2008 : 1 2009 : 3 2010 : 5 2013 : 1 2015 : 2 2016 : 1 2018 : 1 2019 : 2

A total of 57 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
29 Mar 88 MiG-27 M Fg Offr Sukhram Singh +
222 Sqn In Memoriam
08 Apr 88 MiG-27 M
21km E of Delhi Hindon AFB
01 Mar 90 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Perumal Venkatswamy Lavanya
9 Sqn Flameout, relight failed. Ejected, Cr on Meerut Hi
30 Mar 90 MiG-27 M Gp Capt Anant Vasant Awlegaonkar +
HAL Ojhar AFB Nasik Cr. The aircraft hit the ground wh
17 Jul 91 MiG-27 M TS-539
9 Sqn Ac caught fire before takeoff, write off
10 Sep 91 MiG-27 M Fg Offr H R S Sarma
2 Sqn G-LOC during ACM - Spin- Ejection
14 May 92 MiG-27 M
Non -Fatal
05 Aug 92 MiG-27 M TS-544 Sqn Ldr Ranjit Singh Bhatti
18 Sqn Pilot ejected after ac caught fire overhead
05 Aug 93 MiG-27 M
Engine Failure (non Fatal)
15 Jan 94 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Vijay Kumar +
2 Sqn HashimaraAFS Cr 80km away caused due to disorienta
22 Jan 94 MiG-27 M
Engine disintegrated due to material failure lead
19 Aug 94 MiG-27 M TS-593
Kalaikonda AFS Cr Maitigaon Midnapr. Engine Flame-
05 Oct 94 MiG-27 M
LS QH 07/12/1994 No.34
25 May 95 MiG-27 M TS-614 Wg Cdr Jasvinder Chauhan
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Aircraft caught fire during pull up for a steep di
29 Jul 95 MiG-27 M TS-609 Sqn Ldr Divesh Rai Auplish
TACDE Ejected immediately after take off, ac caught fire
18 Sep 95 MiG-27 M
A MIG-27 aircraft crashed 4 Kms away from the Hind
29 Nov 95 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Harishankar Prasad Kosta +
TACDE In Memoriam
01 Dec 95 MiG-27 M
Cr Morti town, UP. Possibly same as 29/11 ?
09 Feb 96 MiG-27 M Fg Offr Azhar Zakarya +
18 Sqn Cr Bird Hit Bikaner Area Pt Killed
30 May 96 MiG-27 M Fg Offr Simon Kachari +
222 Sqn 4-5 Km Inside bhutan
08 Aug 96 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Badrinath Dharwar +
9 Sqn Over SK Range
10 Nov 97 MiG-27 M
Cr Alipurdaur West Bengal Pilot ejected
21 Mar 98 MiG-27 M Sqn Ldr Rajiv Kumar Mendiratta
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Engine burst on T/O roll. Pilot stopped and got ou
26 Mar 98 MiG-27 M
Cr near Jaisalmer/Suratgarh MoD statement in LS
31 Aug 98 MiG-27 M TS-585 Flt Lt Parminder Singh Rana +
22 Sqn Cr Kalaikonda onto Two other MiGs. Of the three ai
31 Aug 98 MiG-27 M TS-571 - -
22 Sqn Second MiG dest after another cr on top
31 Aug 98 MiG-27 M TS-530 - -
22 Sqn Stationary on Ground Dest when another Ac cr
28 Oct 98 MiG-27 M
Kalaikonda Pt BO
27 May 99 MiG-27 M
9 Sqn Engine Flame out Kargil Sector Pt Ejected
02 Jul 99 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Deepak Sharma +
10 Sqn Cr during take-off. Unstick and nose wheel touched
14 Dec 99 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Sagar
29 Sqn Ejected on take off roll - flying ac belonging to
10 Jan 00 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Victor Singh +
29 Sqn Chandan Village, Jaisalmer. Cr during a night sort
12 Jun 00 MiG-27 M TS-638 Sqn Ldr Ameet Indukumar Joshi
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Cr in House Midnapore Dist, Fm KKD. A MiG-27 IAF a
15 Nov 00 MiG-27 M Sqn Ldr S Badli
TO Hashmara Cr 32 km at Jaipalguri
17 Jan 01 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Shrivastava
Cr TO Hashimara COOCH BEHAR Dist
07 Jun 02 MiG-27 M Fg Offr Thakur
Caught fire on TO Srinagar, Pt Ejected
19 Dec 02 MiG-27 M
Cr near Kalaikunda airfield at Midnapore Dist
28 Apr 04 MiG-27 M
10 Sqn Range Sortie, developed hydralic failure and R/T i
19 May 04 MiG-27 M Fg Offr Ajit Sinha +
18 Sqn Sortie Hashimara Baghdogra - cr 15km away
05 Nov 04 MiG-27 M
Cr Barielly Rs 20 Cr est loss
19 Oct 06 MiG-27 M Wg Cdr K D Singh
22 Sqn Cr 36km E of Hasimara
31 Jan 08 MiG-27 M Wg Cdr Jaspreet Singh
From Hasimara, Cr in Jaipalguri
07 Mar 09 MiG-27 M
RSQH
15 May 09 MiG-27 UPG
Routine training mission. crashed at Konkani villa
23 Oct 09 MiG-27 M
The fighter plane took off from Hasimara Air base
20 Jan 10 MiG-27 M
LSQH
16 Feb 10 MiG-27 M Wg Cdr Oswald De Francis Manuel Abreu +
Click to View Record 222 Sqn Crashed during TO from Hasimara
24 Jul 10 MiG-27 M TS-572
22 Sqn Four civ on ground killed. met with an accident du
24 Sep 10 MiG-27 M TS-579
18 Sqn fell into the Keleghai river in East Midnapore’s
10 Nov 10 MiG-27 UPG
Caught fire during flight and crashed in a field a

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