IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1945 : 4 1946 : 5 1947 : 4

A total of 13 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
19 May 45 Hurricane IIC LE994
9 Ranchi - Roof of hangar collapsed in storm, dam a
15 Jun 45 Spitfire VIII MT740
9 Hmawbi - forclanded in bad weather
05 Oct 45 Spitfire VIIIc MV231 Fg Offr J S Ingle
Click to View Record 9 BL at Jhagpani, Bihar
08 Oct 45 Spitfire VIII MT837 Fg Offr A K S Ahmed
Click to View Record 9 75m W of Ranchi damaged by expl debris from grd BL
19 Mar 46 Spitfire XIVe NH846 Plt Offr P K Ghosh
9 BL in error, ac caught fire at Gurgaon.
28 May 46 Spitfire XIVe NH865 Fg Offr J R Bearcroft
9 engine cut at 200 feet, bl 12 m W of Hungu
04 Jun 46 Spitfire VIIIc MV236 Fg Offr C K Singha
Click to View Record 9 engine cut on TO, hit ditch overturned at Peshawa
16 Aug 46 Spitfire XIVe TX974 Fg Offr R K B Singh
9 Engine blew up on starting, ac broke its back caug
02 Dec 46 Hurricane II LE704 Fg Offr D G King-Lee
Click to View Record 9 Peshawar u/c dam in initial ldg Pilot went around
19 Feb 47 Spitfire XIVe TX988 Fg Offr S Srinivasan
Click to View Record 9 engine cut on cross country flt, BL near Ichawara
20 Feb 47 Spitfire XIVe NH803 Fg Offr Jafar Zaheer
Click to View Record 9 BL at Nagpur
15 Mar 47 Spitfire XIVe TX991 Fg Offr A K Sehgal*
9 ferry to No.9, engine cut, FL, crashed 30M NW of s
27 Apr 47 Spitfire XIVe RN192 Fg Offr J Zaheer
Click to View Record 9 engine cut on ferryflt BL in field near Kunkurali,

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