IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1958 : 1 1959 : 1 1960 : 2 1964 : 2 1965 : 2 1967 : 1 1969 : 1 1970 : 1 1971 : 2 1988 : 3 1991 : 1 2011 : 1

A total of 18 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
03 Sep 58 Vampire FB52 Fg Offr Ludovic Paul Shelby +
20 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Oct 59 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Rishi Raj Kumar +
20 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
29 Jun 60 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Ravinder Nath Gupta +
Click to View Record 20 Sqn In Memoriam
09 Nov 60 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Carl Peter Ireland +
20 Sqn Killed in Night sortie near Jaipur. only one l.A.F
13 Jun 64 Vampire Plt Offr Brij Mohan Lakhanpal +
20 Sqn In Memoriam
22 Jun 64 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Parikshit Sardari Lall +
20 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
16 Sep 65 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Farokh Dara Bunsha +
20 Sqn Shotdown by F-86 in aircombat at Halwara
22 Sep 65 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Kodendera Cariappa Cariappa
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Shotdown by AA fire Lahore
11 Jan 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Mukund Sridhar Upadhyaya +
20 Sqn crashed in a Hunter during a 4 ac flypast practice
12 Mar 69 Hunter Fg Offr Jamshed Shavek Billimoria +
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Cr while landing at Jamnagar.
19 Dec 70 Hunter T66 S-575 Sqn Ldr Farokh Jehangir Mehta
Fg Offr K K Bakshi
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Ejected Hindon AFB at 200' AGL.
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-462 Flt Lt Kotteiezath Puthiyavettil Muralidharan +
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Shotdown by F-86 near Peshawar
05 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-1014 Sqn Ldr Jal Maniksha Mistry +
Click to View Record 20 Sqn SD MirageIIIs
15 Nov 88 Hunter T66 Flt Lt G R S Reddy
Sqn Ldr Rakesh Marwaha
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Sqn Ldr Marwaha opted to do the landing and while
02 Dec 88 Hunter Sqn Ldr Himanshu Narayan Manerikar +
20 Sqn Mid air collision. Moon's aircraft hit Deo's aircr
02 Dec 88 Hunter Sqn Ldr Shirish Baban Deo
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Mid air collision. Moon's aircraft hit Deo's aircr
27 Jul 91 Hunter T66 Wg Cdr Ashok Sadhashiv Limaye
Sqn Ldr Sandeep Suri
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Cr in Midnapore Dist fm Kalaikonda
13 Dec 11 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI SB-142 Wg Cdr Gurkirat Singh Sohal
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Crashed at Wade-Bholai village near Pune

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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.