IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1952 : 2 1972 : 1 1990 : 1 2005 : 1

A total of 5 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
02 Feb 52 Spitfire XVIII HS-652 Fg Offr Parveen Chander Soni +
15 Sqn
29 Jul 52 Spitfire XVIII HS-980 Fg Offr G P K Menon
15 Sqn Cat E
28 Apr 72 Gnat E-298 Fg Offr Chandra Shekhar Harish Wankhede +
15 Sqn Lost during Valley flying
25 Jun 90 MiG-21 Bis Fg Offr Vijay Agarwal +
15 Sqn Failed to Return to Bhuj - ac missing never traced
08 Mar 05 MiG-21 Bis Fg Offr Tushar Shamrao Chavan +
15 Sqn Veered off runway after landing hit pump wrks. Sha

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