IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1968 : 1 1971 : 1 1976 : 2 1980 : 1 1982 : 1 1987 : 1 1989 : 1 1994 : 1 1999 : 1 2005 : 2 2009 : 1

A total of 13 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
08 Apr 68 HF-24 Marut Flt Lt Inderjit Singh Sandhu
Click to View Record ASTE Ejected over Kanpur
21 Nov 71 HF-24 Marut D-1206 Sqn Ldr Arun Keshav Sapre +
Click to View Record ASTE Cr during Gun trials at Kutch
28 Sep 76 Kiran HJT-16 U-777 Sqn Ldr Deepak Yadav +
Sqn Ldr Ramesh Chandra Ghildiyal +
Click to View Record Click to View Record ASTE new manufactured aircraft and the HAL test pilots
15 Nov 76 Chetak Flt Lt Chandan Gupta +
Flt Lt Murthy
ASTE killed in crash - test pilot school. Date given as
18 Oct 80 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr Kannady Vattakat Venugopal Menon +
Flt Lt Tadepalli Ram Kishore +
ASTE Cr while Landing at B'lore. Practicing for display
30 Dec 82 Ajeet Trainer E-2426 Sqn Ldr Davinder Kumar Powar +
ASTE Cr Dharmapur AC Took off Sulur. He was flying the
30 Aug 87 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Ashok Yadav +
ASTE TO Fm BLore Cr Coonoor. Unauthorised display over
06 Jun 89 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Sanjay Raghunath Karve +
ASTE HAL Blore 1 on Ground Killed
17 Mar 94 Kiran HJT-16 U-766 Sqn Ldr Raghunath Nambiar
Click to View Record ASTE Cr 11 km from Hosur TN
11 Jan 99 HS-748 H-2175 Sqn Ldr Pasupathy Venkataraman +
Sqn Ldr Nipani Venkat Seshu +
Click to View Record ASTE AWACS Version, Cr in Arkonam Forests
26 Oct 05 MiG-21 UM Sqn Ldr K Ramachandramurthy +
ASTE Bird Hi Eng flame out Plt K in Ej Attempt 1 Surv
27 Dec 05 Kiran HJT-16 U-720 Wg Cdr Rahul Arun Bapat
Sqn Ldr Deepak
ASTE BO Cr Rajarajeswari Ngr nr Mysore
06 Mar 09 NAL Saras VT-XRM Wg Cdr Kotekoppa Praveen +
Wg Cdr Dipesh Kumar Shah +
ASTE Cr Bidadi Vill near Blr-Mys road. Sqn Ldr Ilayaraj

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