IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1940 : 6

A total of 6 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
16 Mar 40 Wapiti II K1389 Plt Offr D A Samant
FTS Cr Risalpur, Heavy Landing
15 Apr 40 Hart (India) K2090 Plt Offr D A Samant
FTS Risalpur
08 Aug 40 Wapiti IIA J9854 Plt Offr Jehangir Merwan Engineer
LAC M Bhaskaran
Click to View Record 1 LAC Bhaskaran - Cr on return from sortie
21 Oct 40 Wapiti IIA K2294
6CDF 1s crashed at Drigh Rd, 21 Oct 40, repaired
27 Nov 40 Wapiti V J9735 Plt Offr Arjan Singh
AC1 Narayanan
Click to View Record 1 UC Collapsed during Heavy Landing at Wana, NWFP
27 Nov 40 Wapiti IIA K2304 Plt Offr Wilfrid William Russell
Plt Offr Johnson
2CDF Plt Offr Russell/Johnson crashed Juhu 27 Nov 40. G

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