IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1941 : 1 1942 : 7

A total of 8 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
20 Dec 41 Lysander I R1989 Plt Offr Paljor Namgyal*
Plt Offr C Dhairyam
1 Undershot runway at Peshawar - ac flipped over fir
16 Jan 42 Lysander II P1675 Plt Offr H S Ratnagar
Click to View Record 1 Peshawar Swung on landing ran off strip Undercarra
16 Jan 42 Lysander II R2033 Plt Offr C Satyanarayana
Click to View Record 1 Peshawar Swung on landing ran off strip Undercarra
08 Feb 42 Lysander II L4740 Plt Offr F P Amber
2 Landed and overturned after hitting drain
12 Feb 42 Lysander I Flt Lt Niranjan Prasad
Click to View Record 1 Baled out after being hitby our own AA fire
15 Feb 42 Lysander I P9120 Plt Offr Yeshwant Vinayak Malse
Click to View Record 1 DNE Ac destroyed in Jap Raid on Magwe
23 Feb 42 Lysander I Fg Offr Jatain Kumar Deuskar
Sgt Kameshwara Dhora*
1 ac flipped over on landing, Gunner Sgt K Dhora K
03 Mar 42 Lysander II L4748 Plt Offr K H Motishaw
Sgt Algar RAF*
2 landed at Drighroad, 20lb bomb blew up killing gnr

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