IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1960 : 3 1962 : 2 1963 : 5 1964 : 1 1965 : 2 1966 : 1 1969 : 1 1971 : 2 1972 : 1 1975 : 1 1979 : 2 1982 : 1 1986 : 1 1988 : 1 1990 : 1
1991 : 2 1993 : 1 1999 : 1 2000 : 1 2017 : 1 2019 : 2

A total of 33 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
25 Jun 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Surendra Paul Singh +
29 Sqn Spun on approach
24 Nov 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Dilip Kumar Basu +
29 Sqn Mid-air collision near Bari-pada in Orissa. The pi
24 Nov 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Ved Pal Sharma +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn Mid-air collision near Bari-pada in Orissa. The pi
27 Jul 62 Ouragan Fg Offr Sunder Gopaldas Wadhwani +
29 Sqn Cr into Hut, 6 k on ground . Plt Killed. Ejected b
14 Oct 62 Ouragan Plt Offr Inder Pran Kumar Chatterjee Gideon +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
19 Feb 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Taran Jit Singh +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
20 Apr 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Dipak Choudhary +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Apr 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Guru Charan Singh +
29 Sqn
30 Jun 63 Ouragan Fg Offr Suresh Shankarrao Dange
Click to View Record 29 Sqn DNE. Ejected from a spin with Minor injuries
19 Dec 63 Ouragan Plt Offr Sataban Goswamy +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn In Memoriam OR 63?
06 Jan 64 Ouragan Fg Offr Dara Phiroze Chinoy
Click to View Record 29 Sqn DNE Ejected after electric trim failure
15 Jun 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Vijay Kumar Dewan +
29 Sqn Doing a Loop, spun into the ground
27 Sep 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Harazbun Dara Surti +
29 Sqn Went into a spin during aerobatics - did not recov
15 Dec 66 Ouragan Flt Lt Girja Shankar Narain +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
24 Sep 69 MiG-21 FL Flt Lt Suresh Chandra Singh +
29 Sqn In Memoriam. Crashed during a tail chase sortie
05 Dec 71 MiG-21 FL C-764 Flt Lt Harish Sinhji
Click to View Record 29 Sqn SD AAA 1530 Hrs Suliemanke
17 Dec 71 MiG-21 FL C-716 Flt Lt Tejwant Singh
Click to View Record 29 Sqn SD by F-86 over Pasrur
04 Apr 72 MiG-21 FL Wg Cdr Vishwanath Balakrishna Sawardekar +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn Birdhit over Hindon
30 Sep 75 MiG-21 FL
29 Sqn Birdhit - DNE
31 May 79 MiG-21 FL
29 Sqn Ejected after a flypast
05 Sep 79 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Mashu Kashyap +
29 Sqn Cr 200 km Jodhpur at balora Pt K. Went into ground
08 Jun 82 MiG-21 M Fg Offr Indrjitsinh Dansinh Gohil
29 Sqn Ejected while flying in a two ac formation at Jamn
16 Oct 86 MiG-21 M Sqn Ldr Robin Shekhar Sharma
29 Sqn Cr Khajaberja 21 km fm Jamnagar Pt Killed
16 Mar 88 MiG-21 M Flt Lt Bhaskar Jyoti Adiyta +
29 Sqn Rajkot cr in field Pt Killed
09 Apr 90 MiG-21 Fg Offr Sanjay Kumar Singh +
29 Sqn Kagachia Vill Midnapore fm Kalaikonda 3 k on gd .
02 Feb 91 MiG-21 M
29 Sqn took of in a 4ac RP and guns sortie and ejected ju
01 May 91 MiG-21 M Wg Cdr Damodaran
29 Sqn Ejected while turning finals - after DASI inspecti
24 Aug 93 MiG-21 M C-1540 Sqn Ldr Ajit V Patwardhan
Click to View Record 29 Sqn Cr near Jamnagar. Ejected while carrying out RP di
14 Dec 99 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Sagar
29 Sqn Ejected on take off roll - flying ac belonging to
10 Jan 00 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Victor Singh +
29 Sqn Chandan Village, Jaisalmer. Cr during a night sort
07 Jul 17 MiG-23 UM MS-3472
Wg Cdr A K Yadav
29 Sqn Cr Gopasar Village in Balesar Dist. Ejected after
12 Feb 19 MiG-27 UPG
29 Sqn Pokhran/ Rajasthan: A MiG-27 aircraft of the India
31 Mar 19 MiG-27 UPG
29 Sqn Mikoyan MiG-27 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force

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