IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1959 : 1 1965 : 1 1971 : 1 1976 : 1

A total of 4 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
27 May 59 Canberra T 54 Flt Lt Arun Kumar Mehra +
Flt Lt Ashutosh Basu +
JBCU The accident occurred when a bomber aircraft was o
26 Apr 65 Canberra B(I) 58 Fg Offr Sudhir Krishna Gaitonde +
Fg Offr Suryakant Neelakanth Shetti +
JBCU It was the 3rd solo on type. The crash happened wh
05 Dec 71 Canberra B(I) 58 IF-916 Flt Lt Lloyd Moses Sasoon +
Flt Lt Ram Netharam Advani +
Click to View Record Click to View Record JBCU Shotdown by Mirage III Sargodha Flt Lt R M Advani
17 Dec 76 Canberra T 54 Plt Offr Ashok Kumar Tekchand Gehani +
Flt Lt Hemant Manohar Pandit +
JBCU

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