IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1962 : 1 1965 : 3 1971 : 1 1972 : 1 1985 : 1 1989 : 1 1993 : 1 1995 : 1 1999 : 1 2001 : 1

A total of 12 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
17 Jan 62 Vampire FB52 Gp Capt Zafar Ahmed Shah +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Happened as part of the flypast practice for 1963
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Aspi Kekobad Bhagwagar +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Shot Down by F-86 Sabre over Chamb
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Satish Bharadwaj +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Shot Down by F-86 Sabre over Chamb
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 BB-445 Fg Offr Shrlkrishna Vishnu Phatak
45 Sqn Ground fire over Chamb. Pilot Baled out
08 Dec 71 MiG-21 FL Sqn Ldr Denzil Joseph Keelor
Click to View Record 45 Sqn SD AAA
30 Mar 72 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Deepak Dugal +
45 Sqn In Memoriam
24 May 85 MiG-21 Fg Offr Sanjeev Mohan Majumdar
45 Sqn Raka Vill Fm Jamnagar AFB
24 Oct 89 MiG-21 Fg Offr Ajay Srivastava +
45 Sqn In Memoriam
30 Sep 93 MiG-21 Fg Offr Dilip Khurana +
45 Sqn Cr near Nalia AFS Kutch due to disorientation
05 Sep 95 MiG-21 Fg Offr Ranbir Singh Riar +
45 Sqn In Memoriam
16 Mar 99 MiG-21 Fg Offr Kuldeep Singh +
45 Sqn Nalia AFB Cr Kotadi Mahadevpura Vill
10 Feb 01 MiG-21 Bis Fg Offr Amandeep Singh Gill Rana +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Cr TO

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