IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1987 : 1 1995 : 1 1996 : 1 1997 : 1 1999 : 1 2000 : 1 2001 : 2 2004 : 2 2005 : 1 2009 : 1 2010 : 1 2012 : 2 2013 : 2 2016 : 1 2017 : 1
2018 : 1 2019 : 1

A total of 21 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 87 Mil Mi-17 Babu?
128 HU DNE Pilot mishandled trim controls on ground. Ac l
06 Jun 95 Mil Mi-17 Z-3028 Flt Lt Saumya Mitra +
Fg Offr Deven Madhurkar Arekar +
127 HU helo crashed killing all 7 after TO from Walong
28 Aug 96 Mil Mi-17 Flt Lt Sandeep Jain +
Flt Lt Vaibhav Prahlhad Bhagwat +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 130 HU Cr in Siachen Pakfire 6killed. Dt as 26-8 in IM
23 Aug 97 Mil Mi-17
HC fell of Morah HP and suffered Cat 1 damage
28 May 99 Mil Mi-17 Flt Lt Subramaniam Mulihan +
Sqn Ldr Rajiv Pundir +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 152 HU SD by Pak Army Stinger Tololing Sector 4 Crew K
17 Oct 00 Mil Mi-17
128 HU Cr Arunachal Pradesh, 1 Killed Sgt S Paul 765885
13 Mar 01 Mil Mi-17
HE(A) RSQ
20 Jul 01 Mil Mi-17 1V Z-3372 Sqn Ldr Pranay Dixit
130 HU HE(A) RSQ - Crashed on landing at Padum town, Zans
04 Mar 04 Mil Mi-17
Dirang N of Tezpur
26 Jul 04 Mil Mi-17
105 HU Plunged into water at Beghara Bihar 1k. During flo
21 Jun 05 Mil Mi-17 Gp Capt Radhakrishnan Shankar
Wg Cdr Prakash Kumar Sinha
Cr Helipad N of Rajauri
30 Oct 09 Mil Mi-17 Wg Cdr Rajiv Garg +
Flt Lt Yogindra Singh Tomar +
Click to View Record 130 HU JWO Kundan Singh Sgt PK Deepak. AC Cr Doda Dist wi
19 Nov 10 Mil Mi-17 Z-3026 Flt Lt Akash Yadav +
Flt Lt Nishanth Rai +
Click to View Record 110 HU The helicopter crashed near Bomdir in Tawang today
30 Aug 12 Mil MI-17 Z-3089 Wg Cdr Vikram Singh +
Wg Cdr Sameer Saxena +
TACDE Mid air collision on a training sortie shortly aft
30 Aug 12 Mil MI-17 Z-2904 Wg Cdr Asheesh Sharma +
Sqn Ldr V Manoj Nair +
Click to View Record TACDE Mid air collision on a training sortie shortly aft
18 Jan 13 Mil Mi-17
S P Rohit Kumar
Possibly Repaired Bought down by small arms fire - helicopter salvag
25 Jun 13 Mil Mi-17 V5 Wg Cdr Darryl Castelino +
Flt Lt Krishnamoorthy Praveen +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 157 HU Rotor strike during Uttarkhand evacuation, 20K
19 Oct 16 Mil Mi-17 V5
Crashlanded Uttarkhand, 15 occupants
06 Oct 17 Mil Mi-17 V5 Wg Cdr Vikas Upadhyay +
Sqn Ldr Shishir Tewari +
Click to View Record Click to View Record Mi-17 V5 chopper of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has
03 Apr 18 Mil Mi-17 V5
Overshot Landing pad and toppled over The helicopt
27 Feb 19 Mil Mi-17 V5 ZP-5229 Sqn Ldr Siddharth Vashisht +
Sqn Ldr Ninad Anil Mandavgane +
Cr near Badgam near Srinagar. Possible Fratricide

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