IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1963 : 1 1965 : 2 1971 : 3 1974 : 2 1975 : 1 1979 : 1 1980 : 2 1993 : 1 1997 : 1 1998 : 1 1999 : 1 2000 : 1 2004 : 1

A total of 18 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
29 Mar 63 Vampire Fg Offr Vijay Kumar Khanna+
220 Sqn In Memoriam
06 Feb 65 Vampire Plt Offr Ramanujapuram Anandampillai Parthasarathy +
220 Sqn In Memoriam
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Vijay Madhav Joshi +
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Shot Down by F-86 Sabre over Chamb
04 Dec 71 HF-24 Marut D-1193 Flt Lt Pradip Vinayak Apte +
Click to View Record 220 Sqn AAA Dharnaro RS Nayachor
05 Dec 71 HF-24 Marut Flt Lt Jawahar Lal Bhargava
Click to View Record 220 Sqn AAA Nayachor
11 Dec 71 HF-24 Marut D-1204 Sqn Ldr Madhukar Shantaram Jatar
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Dest on ground by F-104 at Uttarlai
01 Jan 74 HF-24 Marut Flt Lt Kamal Raj Singh
Click to View Record 220 Sqn DNE. Practice interdiction sortie in the local fly
24 Sep 74 HF-24 Marut D-1239 Sqn Ldr Rama Pati Sharma +
220 Sqn Jodhpur. Engine fire - tried to land instead of ej
11 Nov 75 HF-24 Marut D-1258 Flt Lt Philop Edmund D'Souza +
220 Sqn Aerobatics, went into spin. Ejected but did not su
22 Sep 79 HF-24 Marut IT D-1692 Sqn Ldr Sudhir Chander Batra
220 Sqn Ejected near Ozhar while ferrying a trainer from B
06 Sep 80 HF-24 Marut D-1243 Plt Offr Rippon Kumar Khullar +
220 Sqn 30 km from Jodhpur
29 Oct 80 HF-24 Marut D-1259 Flt Lt Cnakkangil Kesavadas +
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Pokhran
20 Mar 93 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Virendra Singh Rawat +
220 Sqn Charaj ka dani Jodhpur AFS . Dt given as 18 March
09 Oct 97 MiG-23 BN
220 Sqn 32km from Halwara
03 Sep 98 MiG-23 BN
220 Sqn Cr after TO from Halwara
02 Feb 99 MiG-23 BN
220 Sqn TO fr Halwara , Cr Samana Sub Division
25 Mar 00 MiG-23 U Sqn Ldr Gabriel Raymond Rueben
Flt Lt P K Singh
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Cr Kargil Sector, Both Pts Ejected, Eng Flameout
07 Feb 04 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Bharat Kumar +
220 Sqn Cr Pokhran Range TO from Jaisalmer

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