IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1957 : 15

A total of 15 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
08 Feb 57 Dakota C-47 IJ-821 Flt Lt Mohinder Kumar Dhawan +
Fg Offr Coimbatore Seshaiyengar Srinivasan +
11 Sqn cr Nagaland. Fg Offr RLC Richards 4395 killed
13 Feb 57 Ouragan Plt Offr Om Prakash Chopra +
3 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
27 Mar 57 Vampire T55 Flt Lt Kaikhushro Kershasp Dastoor +
7 Sqn MAC with Vamp flown by Balachandani Jamnagar
01 Apr 57 Ouragan Fg Offr Daljit Singh Bajaj
Click to View Record 4 Sqn DNE K in Dummy AG firing practice
09 Apr 57 Ouragan Fg Offr Maharaj Krishan Mehta +
2 Sqn
12 Apr 57 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Mohan Lal Suri +
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Crashed during a rejoin from a Close formation sor
08 May 57 Dakota C-47 HJ-918 Fg Offr Baldev Raj Jain +
Fg Offr Jagdish Singh Sodhi +
12 Sqn ac cr Pir Panjal in J& K. Nav P/O OP Soni (5093) K
25 Jun 57 Vampire FB52 Fg Offr Jagjit Singh Bassi +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
17 Jul 57 Ouragan Plt Offr Anant Kumar Mukherji +
2 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
24 Jul 57 Canberra B 2 WE-114 Flt Lt Seerala Hari Kumar Naidu +
Flt Lt Dwarika Prasad Pandey +
Click to View Record 231 OCU Crashed during night approach at Bassingbourne, UK
12 Aug 57 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Vishwa Nath Mehra +
23 Sqn Mid Air collision with S D Shukla
12 Aug 57 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Soma Datta Shukla +
23 Sqn Mid air collision with V N Mehra
22 Aug 57 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Bishambernath Purshotamlal Madan +
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Killed during rejoin
01 Sep 57 Devon HW-524 Sqn Ldr Suhas Biswas +
Flt Lt William Avil Serrao +
Click to View Record ac cr in niligiris. All the four members of the cr
29 Oct 57 Ouragan Fg Offr Surinder Singh +
4 Sqn In Memoriam

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