IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1952 : 1 1953 : 1 1954 : 1 1957 : 1 1958 : 1 1959 : 2 1962 : 1 1973 : 1 1979 : 1

A total of 10 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
27 Feb 52 Dakota C-47 HJ-880 Fg Offr Pervez Kavasji Ghandhi
11 Sqn cr landed in Palta Lake.
17 Feb 53 Dakota C-47 Flt Lt Trevor Virgil Smith +
Plt Offr Sitnraman Balasubramanian +
11 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Jun 54 Dakota C-47 Sqn Ldr Harchand Singh Gill +
Fg Offr Satbir Singh Sat +
Click to View Record 11 Sqn 6 killed. Nav F/O Jaswant Singh (4215), F/o DSL C
08 Feb 57 Dakota C-47 IJ-821 Flt Lt Mohinder Kumar Dhawan +
Fg Offr Coimbatore Seshaiyengar Srinivasan +
11 Sqn cr Nagaland. Fg Offr RLC Richards 4395 killed
27 Mar 58 Dakota C-47 HJ-252 Flt Lt Urjit Kumar Paul
11 Sqn ac strayed Burma crl on Irrawady Riverbed.
04 Mar 59 Dakota C-47 HJ-243 Fg Offr Sardari Lal Gupta
Click to View Record 11 Sqn Ditched in Brahmaputra River
24 May 59 Dakota C-47 Fg Offr Sarwari Singh Sasan +
Plt Offr Pramod Chandra Sharma +
11 Sqn Plt Offr Kanthimathinathan Santhaseelan + 5581 .A
12 Jul 62 Dakota C-47 Plt Offr Pollachi Rangaro Rama Murthy +
Plt Offr Suresh Udiyaver +
Click to View Record 11 Sqn In Memoriam. Accident near Tawang DZ at 0810 hours
07 Aug 73 Dakota C-47 HJ-916 Fg Offr Harinder Pal Singh Gill +
Flt Lt Shailendra Kumar Singh +
11 Sqn Cr at Bakshi Ka Talab
07 Jun 79 HS-748 H-2178 Wg Cdr Manohar Lal Sharma +
Sqn Ldr Gurcharan Singh Ghattahorha +
11 Sqn Cr at Leh 28 killed. F/L Arun kumar Sharma (12038)

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