IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1959 : 21

A total of 21 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
24 Jan 59 Vampire FB52 Plt Offr Antony Leslie Hufton +
101 Sqn In Memoriam
04 Mar 59 Dakota C-47 HJ-243 Fg Offr Sardari Lal Gupta
Click to View Record 11 Sqn Ditched in Brahmaputra River
16 Mar 59 Vampire FB52 Lt Ramdhir +
JTW In Memoriam Navy
23 Mar 59 Harvard T-6 Flt Cdt Amar Nath Deodhar +
AFFC In Memoriam
25 Mar 59 Gnat IE-1066 Sqn Ldr Anilkumar Vaikunthlal Munim +
Click to View Record AATU Aircraft went out of control due to a trim runaway
10 Apr 59 Canberra PR 57 IP-988 Sqn Ldr Jagdish Chandra Sengupta
Flt Lt Satendra Nath Rampal
Click to View Record Click to View Record 106 Sqn Strayed into Pak SD By F86 BO at Rewal
02 May 59 Canberra
Flt Lt Vinod Kumar Shrivastava +
35 Sqn In Memoriam
14 May 59Unidentified T
A trainer aircraft was involved in this accident w
24 May 59 Dakota C-47 Fg Offr Sarwari Singh Sasan +
Plt Offr Pramod Chandra Sharma +
11 Sqn Plt Offr Kanthimathinathan Santhaseelan + 5581 .A
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
30 May 59 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Christudas Sobilaraj +
3 Sqn Killed during LL tac sortie Ac pitched up. The a
14 Jul 59 Firefly IN-116
NAVY - INA Crashed (Source NAM)
08 Aug 59Unidentified UI Fg Offr Pesi Jehangir Motival +
1 EJHQ In Memoriam
23 Sep 59 Hunter F56 BA-251 Flt Lt A K Ghosh
Engine failure Plt Ejected -MB list 4820. The. pi
27 Sep 59 Harvard T-6 Plt Offr D V R Reddy +
53 AAF Sqn
09 Oct 59 Gnat IE-1067
Ac destroyed in Crash
23 Oct 59 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Rishi Raj Kumar +
20 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
03 Nov 59 Vampire FB52 Flt Cdt Anil Kumar Verma
Click to View Record JTW Crashed in forest area within the boundaries of Bu
06 Nov 59 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Vijay Kumar Sethi +
In Memoriam. A Hunter aircraft crashed near Poona
19 Nov 59 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Baljit Pal Singh +
27 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
23 Dec 59 Packet C-119 Flt Lt Janak Paul Abrol +
Flt Lt Prabhjot Singh +
12 Sqn In Memoriam - Flt Lt K N Natarajan VM 4724 killed.

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