IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1950 : 2 1952 : 1 1953 : 1 1954 : 1 1962 : 1 1970 : 2 1971 : 1 1988 : 1 1990 : 1 1996 : 1 2005 : 1 2007 : 1 2011 : 1 2018 : 1 2019 : 1

A total of 17 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
29 Aug 50 Prentice Civ Pt Edward W Todd +
Fg Offr Shri Kishen Kaul +
HAL Aircraft broke up.
11 Dec 50 Prentice Flt Lt Deryck Borkman Pigott +
Click to View Record HAL Collided with another ac and cr
11 Jan 52 HT-2 Sqn Ldr Suranjan Das
Click to View Record HAL BO Southwest of Yelahanka.
11 Dec 53 HT-2 Civ Pt M V Namjoshi +
HAL HT2 2nd Prototype. Cr Blore at Aerobatics
07 Jan 54 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Krishna Dandapani
Click to View Record HAL DNE air testing a Vampire aircraft assembled at HA
19 Jun 62 Gnat IE-1200 Sqn Ldr Jagat Mohan Lowe +
HAL B'lore Cr on test flight prior to delivery
10 Jan 70 HF-24 Marut BD-886 Gp Capt Suranjan Das +
Click to View Record HAL Cr after TO from Bangalore. the Board of Investiga
12 May 70 HF-24 Marut BR-462 Sqn Ldr Kuppuswamy Lakshmi Narayanan +
Click to View Record HAL Cr on Ferry flt from Blore to Goa
27 Jul 71 HF-24 Marut BD-850 Wg Cdr Jagat Kishore Mohlah +
Click to View Record HAL aircraft belonging to the IAF which was sent to HA
24 Sep 88 MiG-21 Wg Cdr Rakesh Sharma
Click to View Record HAL Cr in field Pimplegaon 100 km fm Nasik
30 Mar 90 MiG-27 M Gp Capt Anant Vasant Awlegaonkar +
HAL Ojhar AFB Nasik Cr. The aircraft hit the ground wh
16 Nov 96 Deepak HPT-32 Sqn Ldr Guru Pratap Malik
Sqn Ldr Vadlamani Ramchand
HAL Controls jammed and ac went into dive. Pilots bale
26 Nov 05 Dhruv J-4045 Wg Cdr Neti Shivaram Krishna
Click to View Record HAL FL in Karimnagar AP HC Damaged
08 Feb 07 HJT-36 S-3466 Sqn Ldr Baldev Singh
HAL Possibly Repaired Aborted TO , ac ground looped and dam W/O
28 Apr 11 HJT-36 S-3466 Gp Capt Anant Mathur
Click to View Record HAL Crashed near Hosur during routine flight test in K
27 Jun 18 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI
HAL Approximate latitude 20.20 N, longitude 74.08 E n
01 Feb 19 Mirage 2000TH Sqn Ldr Siddhartha Negi +
Sqn Ldr Samir Abrol +
Click to View Record Click to View Record HAL Newly upgraded Mirage2000 on Acceptance Flight fro

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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.