IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1950 : 13

A total of 13 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
19 Apr 50 Tigermoth DH-82 Fg Offr Mahendra Singh +
1 AFA In Memoriam
28 Apr 50 Tempest II Sqn Ldr Kenneth Merals David +
Click to View Record 3 Sqn Cr ferrying a snagged aircraft to Pune
15 May 50 Tempest II Fg Offr Y Datt
3 Sqn BO at 1000 feet when aircraft caught fire Pune
14 Jun 50 Spitfire XVIII Plt Offr Satish Kumar Khanna +
CTU Stalled during Approach Ambala
01 Jul 50 Harvard T-6 Flt Cdt P R Singh +
k in Night Force landing
15 Jul 50 Spitfire XVIII HS-677 Plt Offr Syed Ali Mohd Mobarak +
CTU Died during a height climb Sortie. Source : htt
18 Jul 50 Spitfire XVIII Plt Offr Samesh Chander Goulatia +
CTU Killed in Spitfire Crash
26 Jul 50 Spitfire XVIII Plt Offr Satyendra Kumar Gorawala
CTU Cr due to engine failure after touchdown
22 Aug 50 Spitfire XVIII
CTU Crashed in an out-house of a bungalow and caught f
29 Aug 50 Prentice Civ Pt Edward W Todd +
Fg Offr Shri Kishen Kaul +
HAL Aircraft broke up.
21 Sep 50 Harvard T-6 Flt Cdt P R Singh +
In Memoriam
15 Nov 50 Harvard T-6 Fg Offr Naresh Chandra Bhatnagar +
2 AFA In Memoriam
11 Dec 50 Prentice Flt Lt Deryck Borkman Pigott +
Click to View Record HAL Collided with another ac and cr

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