IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1958 : 2 1964 : 2 1967 : 1 1971 : 3 1979 : 1 1988 : 2 1989 : 1 1994 : 1 2000 : 1 2011 : 1

A total of 15 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
08 May 58 Vampire NF10 Fg Offr Om Parkash Gera +
Fg Offr Anand Swarup Kohli +
37 Sqn Cr at Safdarjung Airport Delhi. Aircraft seen on f
25 Aug 58 Vampire NF54 Fg Offr Balwant Singh +
Fg Offr Amiya Kumar Ghosh +
37 Sqn Aircraft never found. In Memoriam states Navigato
13 Nov 64 Hunter T66 Fg Offr Derrick Oscar Roach +
Fg Offr Ashok Kumar Sarin +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 37 Sqn Aerobatics at LL - Jorhat
20 Nov 64 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Rusi Dinshaw Chinoy +
37 Sqn Cr during airtest before ferry at Pune-Mumbai.
13 Oct 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Balakrishnan Swaminathan +
Click to View Record 37 Sqn Hydraulic Failure after TO
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56 BA-252 Sqn Ldr Amalendu Bhushan Samanta +
Click to View Record 37 Sqn SD over Tejgaon,
04 Dec 71 Hunter F56 BA-266 Flt Lt Shrikrishna Gajanan Khonde +
Click to View Record 37 Sqn SD over Tejgaon,
12 Dec 71 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Vinod Kumar Arora
37 Sqn Crashed during TO from Hashimara
05 May 79 MiG-21 Flt Lt Tarit Kumar Sinha +
37 Sqn In Memoriam
15 Feb 88 MiG-21 Flt Lt Bijendra Singh Panwar +
37 Sqn In Memoriam
27 Dec 88 MiG-21 Flt Lt Sukhdev Singh Bhehowalia +
37 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Apr 89 MiG-21 Sqn Ldr Kulwant Singh Dhindsa +
37 Sqn In Memoriam
01 Mar 94 MiG-21 Bis
37 Sqn DNE - caught fire due to fuel leak on runway
13 Oct 00 MiG-21 M Sqn Ldr Mohan Kumar +
37 Sqn Bikaner, Cr Dingsari Killing one on ground
01 Mar 11 MiG-21 M C-1545
37 Sqn Cat I - Human Error (Aircrew)

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