IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1958 : 18

A total of 18 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
05 Feb 58 Liberator B-24 HE-842 Flt Lt Devindra Kochar +
Fg Offr Shashikumar Dattatatray Jadhav +
16 Sqn Cr at Sulur 10 crew killed Navs P/O Ak Ghosh (5210
13 Feb 58 Vampire FB52 Flt Cdt A Bannerjee +
CTU In Memoriam
27 Mar 58 Dakota C-47 HJ-252 Flt Lt Urjit Kumar Paul
11 Sqn ac strayed Burma crl on Irrawady Riverbed.
29 Mar 58 Hunter F56 BA-212 Flt Lt Bhagat Hari Inder Singh
17 Sqn MAC during Aerobatics Practice Pilot ejected Palam
29 Mar 58 Hunter F56 BA-216 Flt Lt Arya Bhushan Lamba
Click to View Record 17 Sqn MAC during Aerobatics Practice Pilot ejected Palam
15 Apr 58 HT-2 Flt Lt Satish Chandra Aurora +
Flt Lt Manik Hardasmal Kundnani +
AFFC In Memoriam
08 May 58 Vampire NF10 Fg Offr Om Parkash Gera +
Fg Offr Anand Swarup Kohli +
37 Sqn Cr at Safdarjung Airport Delhi. Aircraft seen on f
08 May 58 Ouragan Fg Offr Daljit Singh Bajaj +
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Hoshiarpur at 11 20 hours. On routine exercise cra
14 May 58 Hunter F56 BA-215
No details - need verification
18 May 58 Gnat IE-1059 Wg Cdr Edul Jahangir Dhatigara
Click to View Record Engine surge on approach Chilboten - Belly landed
01 Jun 58 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Sahni
3 Sqn Ejected during exercise DNE
04 Jun 58 Hunter F56 BA-226 Fg Offr Rono Gupta
Cr 30 mi E of Ambala. Caught fire in flight betwee
23 Jul 58 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Arvind Kaimhandia Kamat +
Click to View Record 4 Sqn In Memoriam
04 Aug 58 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Mohan Lal Nanda +
Click to View Record JTW In Memoriam
08 Aug 58 Vampire FB52 Fg Offr Shrikant Ramkrishna Pantwajdya +
In Memoriam
25 Aug 58 Vampire NF54 Fg Offr Balwant Singh +
Fg Offr Amiya Kumar Ghosh +
37 Sqn Aircraft never found. In Memoriam states Navigato
03 Sep 58 Vampire FB52 Fg Offr Ludovic Paul Shelby +
20 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Nov 58 Hunter F56 BA-265 Flt Sgt Laurence Howard Jones (RAF) +
The aircraft was being ferried from U.K. to India

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