IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1951 : 2 1952 : 2 1953 : 2 1954 : 2 1964 : 1 1971 : 5 1981 : 1 1982 : 1 1985 : 1 1989 : 1 1995 : 1 1997 : 1 1999 : 1 2002 : 2

A total of 23 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
20 Sep 51 Spitfire XVIII Plt Offr Subrata Biswas +
14 Sqn Possible MAC
20 Sep 51 Spitfire XVIII Plt Offr Jaydev Gurubhashya Hiramat +
14 Sqn Possibly MAC with below . http://pibarchive.nic.in
05 Apr 52 Spitfire XVIII HS-679 Plt Offr Inder Mohan Chopra
Click to View Record 14 Sqn BO Jamnagar coast - target drogue fouled elevator
28 Jun 52 Spitfire XVIII HS-989
14 Sqn Off field landing Dhubhalia
28 May 53 Spitfire XVIII HS-987 Plt Offr Satish Kumar +
14 Sqn Engine failed on TO from Barrackpore. Crashed near
06 Aug 53 Spitfire XVIII HS-617 Plt Offr Rasiklal Popatlal Dave +
14 Sqn
02 Dec 54 Spitfire XVIII Plt Offr Niravar Singh +
14 Sqn crashed near Midnapur
21 Dec 54 Spitfire XVIII HS-648 Fg Offr Daya Krishan Bhatnagar +
14 Sqn Crashed at 12-30 hours five miles south-west of Ka
18 Sep 64 Hunter F56 BA-345
14 Sqn Engine flameout - Pt Ejected Date 15-30 Sep
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56 Sqn Ldr Kanwal Deep Mehra
14 Sqn SD near Tejgaon by F-86 Sabre.
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Kenneth Charles Tremenheere
14 Sqn SD near Tejgaon by F-86 Sabre.
07 Dec 71 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Samarjit Dasgupta
Click to View Record 14 Sqn Pilot Ejected after running out of fuel at Dum Dum
10 Dec 71 Hunter F56 BA-275 Sqn Ldr Ramesh Chander Sachdeva +
Click to View Record 14 Sqn SD Narayanganj Ejected after Flameout Pt Killed
14 Dec 71 Hunter F56 BA-340 Fg Offr Surender Kumar Chopra
14 Sqn Dest on Crashlanding at Jessore
16 Apr 81 Jaguar IS JI-006 Flt Lt Satish Chandra Singh Adhikari
14 Sqn Hit by Vulture during LL Trg Flight
10 May 82 Jaguar IS JI-011 Flt Lt Raj Kumar Srivastava +
14 Sqn From Ambala , Killed in Crash - flew into hill
17 Oct 85 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Jasbir Singh Walia
Click to View Record 14 Sqn mid air with F/L Bhaduria, whose AC hit the unders
03 Mar 89 Jaguar IS JS-150 Sqn Ldr Evlp Parmesh Babu
14 Sqn Crash landed in a Jaguar on Mar 3rd 1989. Unhurt.
16 Oct 95 Jaguar IS Fg Offr Bhupinder Singh +
14 Sqn From Ambala , dived into ground in LL flight
26 Feb 97 Jaguar IB JT-066 Flt Lt Puneet Kumar Pareek
14 Sqn 3.23 M from Uttarlai Tech Defect
30 Jun 99 Jaguar IS
14 Sqn Changera and Killaur Villages, Patiala Dist,
09 May 02 Jaguar IS JS-139 Fg Offr Sandeep Palarwal +
14 Sqn Aborted TO Ambala. Hit fence ac exploded
05 Nov 02 Jaguar IS
14 Sqn Eng Failure near Ambala 5k on ground. Pt Ejected

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