IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1943 : 2 1945 : 20 1946 : 1

A total of 23 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
10 Jul 43 Hart (India) K2100 -
151OTU Damaged in gale in Jodhpur
17 Dec 43 Hart (India) K8328
151OTU 3s 7s Cr ldg Miranshah
03 May 45 Hurricane Iic Plt Offr David Smith Greenhorn
151OTU Cr at Peshawar - Spun in during Air To Air sortie
23 May 45 Hurricane IIC LE503 P/O Aubrey Archibald Martinnant*
Click to View Record 151OTU ac went into high speed stall and mushed into grou
28 May 45 Hurricane IIC LE127 P/O Alex Paul Daniell*
Click to View Record 151OTU Pilot on range fireing near peshawar, flew too clo
06 Jun 45 Hurricane IIC LE958 F/O V Srihari
Click to View Record 151OTU ac caught fire at 9000ft, pilot baled out at 3000f
11 Jun 45 Hurricane IIC HL865
151OTU Peshawar, ac blown off the rundwway by strong gust
03 Jul 45 Hurricane IIC LF158
151OTU Peshawar, Pilot undertook a sucessful landing afte
09 Jul 45 Spitfire VIIIc JF764 Plt Offr S K Kaul
151OTU retd RAF Crashed
10 Jul 45 Hurricane IIC LD945
151OTU Peshawar - Pilot stuck tree during diving attack a
31 Jul 45 Hurricane IIC LE917
151OTU Risalpur - FL after eng failure.
09 Aug 45 Hurricane IID KW865
151OTU Lachi - pilot lost, BL after fuel ran out.
28 Aug 45 Hurricane IIC LB589
151OTU 34.18N 71.41E ac BL after eng fail
03 Sep 45 Hurricane IIC HW535
151OTU Fatehjang - ac BL after eng fail at 2000' due to c
04 Sep 45 Hurricane II HW669
151OTU 33.58n 71.58 E ac BL after eng failure during exer
25 Sep 45 Spitfire Plt Offr Bhaskar Dutt*
Click to View Record 151OTU 31PC Killed in Spitfire Crash
29 Oct 45 Hurricane IIc BN188
151OTU Peshawar uc leg collapse swung off runway
29 Oct 45 Spitfire VIII MT732
151OTU Peshawar - ac bl after emergency landing
13 Nov 45 Hurricane IId KX249
151OTU Akora LG Lost ht on LL navex and hit ground
23 Nov 45 Spitfire VIII JG320
151OTU Peshawar bounced on ldg lost tyre uc collapse and
27 Nov 45 Hurricane IIC LD254
151OTU Peshawar - MAC during practice interception
27 Nov 45 Hurricane IIC LD449
151OTU Peshawar - MAC during practice interception - init
22 Aug 46 Spitfire VIIIc JF789
151OTU engine failed, belly landed peshawar, caught fire.

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