IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1969 : 1 1970 : 1 1971 : 1 1972 : 2 1973 : 1 1979 : 1 1999 : 1 2000 : 1

A total of 9 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
04 Jul 69 Gnat E-309 Fg Offr Ravinder Singh Mamik +
21 Sqn In Memoriam
24 Oct 70 Gnat E-286 Fg Offr Sudheer Trimbakrao Pawar +
21 Sqn Crashed at Sewai Village near Gorakhpur. The preci
07 Dec 71 Gnat E-322 Sqn Ldr Nalini Kanta Pathak
21 Sqn Cr Landed Uttarlai
21 Oct 72 Gnat E-304 Flt Lt George Kurien Naliyan
21 Sqn Eng Flame Out GKP - Ejected
22 Dec 72 Gnat Plt Offr Pradip Kumar Sinha +
21 Sqn Pilot Officer P. K. Sinha was killed in an aircraf
11 Oct 73 Gnat IE-1218 Fg Offr Ashok Kumar Menrai +
21 Sqn No details
28 Mar 79 MiG-21 FLt LT Baby Sreedhar +
21 Sqn In Memoriam
03 Dec 99 MiG-21 Fg Offr Pankaj Kumar Joshi +
21 Sqn Cr Zikrapur, Chandigarh AFB, Pt Ejected Killed
05 Aug 00 MiG-21 Bis Flt Lt Shreya Shukla +
Click to View Record 21 Sqn Cr in Palam AFS after TO, birdhit and fire

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