IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1954 : 1 1956 : 1 1963 : 1 1965 : 3 1968 : 3 1971 : 1 1974 : 1 1977 : 1 1980 : 1 2004 : 1 2012 : 2

A total of 16 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
05 Jan 54 Vampire FB52 Fg Offr Bir Ramindar Singh Bindra +
1 Sqn GLOC during pullout, cr at Jamnagar
09 May 56 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Vasant Govind Mutalik +
1 Sqn In Memoriam
05 Jan 63 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Mrigeshwar Pal Singh +
1 Sqn
07 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Sqn Ldr Ajammada Boppaya Devayya +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Failed to return from raid on Sargodha
07 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Flt Lt Babul Guha +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Shotdown by F-86 near Sargodha
11 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Sqn Ldr Raman Kumar Uppal +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Shot down ground fire
29 Jan 68 MiG-21 FL Wg Cdr Sudesh Kumar Dahar +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Cr after Flypast - Went into cloud - Disoriented
29 Mar 68 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Alfred Antony Almedia +
1 Sqn Killed on AA Missile sortie
19 Apr 68 MiG-21 U U-460 J P Singh
Flt Lt Anil Yeshwant Tipnis
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Possibly Repaired DeadStick Landing after engine failed on approach.
11 Dec 71 MiG-21 FL C-1107 Flt Lt Ashok Balwant Dhavle +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn SD by another MiG-21 Adampur
03 Jun 74 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Krishna Kumar Pandalal +
1 Sqn In Memoriam
20 May 77 MiG-21 FL C-1004 Flt Lt Simhakutty Varthaman
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Engine fire followed by catastrophic disintegratio
17 Jun 80 MiG-21 Flt Lt Edakalavan Satish +
1 Sqn K in Training Accident
09 Nov 04 Mirage 2000 Flt Lt Neehar Gururani +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Engine fire after TO 2100Hrs Plt Killed
24 Feb 12 Mirage 2000TH KT-203 Air Mshl Anil Chopra
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Routine training sortie. Crashed at in Gorelalkapu
05 Mar 12 Mirage 2000TH KT-210 Sqn Ldr Raj Kumar
1 Sqn Routine training mission. Crashed shortly after ta

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