IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1957 : 1 1959 : 1 1962 : 1 1965 : 4 1968 : 1 1970 : 1 1971 : 7 1972 : 1 1974 : 1 1975 : 1 1978 : 2 1980 : 1 1983 : 1 1986 : 1 1991 : 1
1999 : 2 2012 : 1 2019 : 1

A total of 29 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
25 Jun 57 Vampire FB52 Fg Offr Jagjit Singh Bassi +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
19 Nov 59 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Baljit Pal Singh +
27 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
27 Sep 62 Hunter F56 BA-220 Fg Offr Arjun Runganadhan
27 Sqn Ejected after getting lost
09 Feb 65 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Desmond Joseph D'Silva +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn In Memoriam
07 Sep 65 Hunter F56 BA-330 Sqn Ldr Onkar Nath Kacker
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Booster Pump Failure Ejected near Sargodha
09 Sep 65 Hunter F56 BA-236 Fg Offr Gurbux Singh Ahuja +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Mid Air Collision with Hunter flown by SK Sharma (
15 Sep 65 Hunter F56 BA-207 Flt Lt Thapen Kumar Chaudhary +
27 Sqn Birdhit on TO from Halwara - Ejected
01 Sep 68 Hunter Fg Offr Harjit Singh Chowhan +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
01 Nov 70 Hunter F56
27 Sqn Birdhit during TO Hindon Ejected
16 Aug 71 Hunter Fg Offr Inderjeet Bhutani +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56 Sqn Ldr Kailash Nath Bajpai
Click to View Record 27 Sqn AAA Fire CrL at Base at Jammu
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-479 Fg Offr Vidyadhar Shankarrao Chati
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Shotdown by F-6 near Mianwali
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-490 Fg Offr Sudhir Tyagi +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Shotdown by F-6 near Murid Airbase
05 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-482 Flt Lt Gurdev Singh Rai +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn SD F-6 (W/C S Hatmi)1235 Hrs
05 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-488 Fg Offr Kishan Lakhimal Malkani +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn SD F-6 (F/O S Raza ) 1235 Hrs
10 Dec 71 Hunter F56a A-938 Sqn Ldr Mohinder Kumar Jain +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn SD AAA Chamb
20 Oct 72 Hunter T66
Plt Offr Navjit Singh +
27 Sqn Aborted Take Off with open hood (Captain), overran
28 Sep 74 Hunter F56a Flt Lt Harjeet Singh Kahlon +
27 Sqn hit a sand dune during a low level sortie in an Ar
17 Jul 75 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Sajjan Singh Rana +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Crashed into Hills NW of Pathankot. Wreckage not f
18 Mar 78 Hunter Fg Offr Nur Ul Amin Saharia +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
22 Jul 78 Hunter Flt Lt Tejbir Singh Chadha +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
24 Jul 80 Hunter Flt Lt Paramjit Singh Saini +
27 Sqn Cr near Jamnagar on sortie
22 Jan 83 Hunter Flt Lt Nagendra Nath Aurora +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
25 Jun 86 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Mohan Kumar Prabhakar Samant +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn In Memoriam
20 Jul 91 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Umesh Kumar Baweja +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
20 Sep 99 Jaguar IS
27 Sqn Gorakhpur Cr after TO Pt Ejected. 27 Sqn pilot usi
08 Nov 99 Jaguar IS
27 Sqn Chiduapur Vill Gorakhpur Dist Pt Ejected.
06 Nov 12 Jaguar IB JT-061
27 Sqn Cat III
28 Jan 19 Jaguar
27 Sqn KUSHINAGAR, UTTAR PRADESH: HIGHLIGHTS Jaguar

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