IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

1949 : 2 1950 : 1 1952 : 4 1953 : 1 1961 : 1 1963 : 1

A total of 10 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
11 Nov 49 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Cdt Gurdev Singh +
2 AFA In Memoriam
21 Dec 49 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Cdt Kitto +
2 AFA In Memoriam
15 Nov 50 Harvard T-6 Fg Offr Naresh Chandra Bhatnagar +
2 AFA In Memoriam
13 Jun 52 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Cdt Yog Dutt +
2 AFA In Memoriam
05 Sep 52 Tempest II Plt Offr Homi Ardeshi Divecha +
2 AFA Killed (DFS Data)
08 Oct 52 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Lt Manish Chandra Kar +
Flt Cdt M Mehta +
2 AFA In Memoriam
09 Dec 52 Harvard T-6 Flt Lt Jayati Brata Guha +
Flt Lt Tolstoy Gilbert D' Souza +
2 AFA In Memoriam K doing Aerobatics Jodhpur
24 Dec 53 Harvard T-6 Fg Offr Satyendra Narayan Acharya +
Flt Cdt R Sharma +
2 AFA Ac taxying on ground hit by another Harvard. Whil
21 Jan 61 Harvard T-6 Flt Lt Bhinder
Flt Lt Farokh Jehangir Mehta
Click to View Record 2 AFA Swung left during a Roller take off - hit MES gate
01 Mar 63 Harvard T-6 Flt Lt Farokh Jehangir Mehta
Click to View Record 2 AFA Sortie for remuster with CFI. Landed back . Heavy

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