IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1943 : 2 1945 : 6 1946 : 1 1947 : 2

A total of 11 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
21 Sep 43 Hurricane IIc KX112 Fg Offr H S B Tyabji*
Click to View Record 4 Cr on flight to Bairagarh
21 Sep 43 Hurricane IIc HW493 Sqn Ldr S W Baldie RAF*
4 Cr on flight to Bairagarh
15 Jan 45 Spitfire Vc MA364 Flt Lt Hrushikesh Moolgavkar
Click to View Record 4 engine failed onTO from beach strip, landed wheels
27 May 45 Spitfire VIIIc JG478 Flt Lt D M Finn RAF
4 Night flying, unable to locate a/f , landed on roa
28 May 45 Spitfire VIIIc MT966
4 Crashed
28 Jun 45 Spitfire XIVe ?? Plt Offr Rodney Godfrey Buchanan*
4 Cr in Air to ground firing range
30 Jul 45 Spitfire VIIIc JG620 Fg Offr Yeshwant Ramachandra Agtey
Click to View Record 4 tail chasing, stuck tail of JF883 (F/O TN Ghadiok
08 Nov 45 Spitfire VIII MT839 Plt Offr L Prince-Forster
4 Overshot ldg at Willingdon into Ditch Cat B
03 Apr 46 Spitfire XIVe NH795 Fg Offr W R N Dani
Click to View Record 4 undershot, hit telegraph wires, u/c collapse, ove
11 Jun 47 Spitfire XIVe TX979 Fg Offr G S Sekhon*
Click to View Record 4 flew into mountain ag Okyama Japan, followed by No
11 Jun 47 Spitfire XIVe SM925 Fg Offr J A Martin*
4 flew into mountain at Okayama Japan while followin

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