IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1966 : 2 1967 : 2 1970 : 1 1971 : 2 1973 : 1 1976 : 1 1977 : 1 1989 : 1 1990 : 1 2001 : 1 2003 : 1 2007 : 1 2011 : 1

A total of 16 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
15 Feb 66 Ouragan Fg Offr Manoj Kumar Banerjee +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
22 Feb 66 Ouragan Fg Offr Jaswant Singh Sidhu +
47 Sqn Hit ATC Tower Bujaur guwahati 3 Killed incl Pilot
13 Apr 67 Ouragan Fg Offr Michael John Pereira +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
09 Dec 67 Ouragan Fg Offr Gauri Shankar Singh +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
21 Nov 70 MiG-21 FL Sqn Ldr P Purushothama Dass +
Click to View Record 47 Sqn In Memoriam
12 Dec 71 MiG-21 FL C-603 Fg Offr Prakash Kumar Sahu +
Click to View Record 47 Sqn Undershot runway at Palam.
13 Dec 71 MiG-21 FL C-705 Wg Cdr Harsern Singh Gill +
Click to View Record 47 Sqn SD AAA near Badin
16 Mar 73 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Balinder Singh Sandhu +
47 Sqn Killed in accident Srinagar
08 Jun 76 MiG-21 Flt Lt Turab Ali +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
15 Oct 77 MiG-21 Flt Lt Z A V Fernandes +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
01 Jun 89 MiG-29 KB -714 Sqn Ldr Rakesh Madan
47 Sqn .DNE Ran off Runway - Aircraft Cat E - not repaire
13 Oct 90 MiG-29 Sqn Ldr Rakesh Madan +
47 Sqn Went into ground during aerobatics
04 Jul 01 MiG-29 Sqn Ldr Sandeep Mehra +
47 Sqn Cr Todarpur-Ajnoha Vill at Hoshiarpur Pun. Adampur
04 Dec 03 MiG-29 KB-736
47 Sqn BO 25km from Adampur
08 May 07 MiG-29 KB-3121 Lt Cdr Vikramdeep Singh Chauhan
47 Sqn Cr after TO from Adampur, Pilot Ejected
18 Oct 11 MiG-29 KB-703 Sqn Ldr Dharmendra Singh Tomar +
47 Sqn Crashed during a night-flying exercise in the Laha

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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.