IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1960 : 21

A total of 21 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
02 Feb 60 Dakota C-47 Flt Cdt Raj Kumar Mallik +
1 TTW In Memoriam
24 Feb 60 Gnat IE-1069 Flt Lt Padmanabha Ashoka
Click to View Record AATU Pilot Ejected at 12000 ft - Kanpur
19 Mar 60 Gnat IE-1070 Sqn Ldr Subramaniam Raghavendran
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Engine failure Pilot ejected near Kanpur
22 Mar 60Sealand C INS-104 Sub Lt A K D Gupta*
Sub Lt A K Mehra
[RSQH] On the 22nd March, 1960, at approximately 0
30 Mar 60 Canberra
[RSQH] A Canberra Bomber was involved in a mishap
17 May 60 Dakota C-47 IJ-495 Fg Offr Amar Prakash Chandra Kapoor
Fg Offr Bayard Vernon Capps
03 Jun 60 Vampire Flt Lt Umesh Misra +
AFFC In Memoriam
04 Jun 60 Gnat IE-1063 Sqn Ldr Ayappan Sudhakaran +
Click to View Record AATU Force landed on the Grand Trunk road. The landing
25 Jun 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Surendra Paul Singh +
29 Sqn Spun on approach
28 Jun 60 Ouragan Plt Offr Seshagiri Ramchandra Kamat +
2 Sqn 1 vs 1 combat. Spun into ground
29 Jun 60 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Ravinder Nath Gupta +
Click to View Record 20 Sqn In Memoriam
13 Jul 60 Auster Capt A C Tiwari +
ARMY - 2 A In Memoriam
28 Aug 60 Dakota C-47 HJ-233 Flt Lt Anand Saroop Singha
Fg Offr Chandra Shekhar Misra
SD over purr by Naga rebel fire, Cr POW
19 Sep 60 Packet C-119 IK-459 Flt Lt Shive Krishen Chabra +
Flt Lt Ralph Derrick Fernandez +
Click to View Record 12 Sqn Ac fl to Chushul Fg Offr M L Nanda (5465)*
19 Sep 60 Vampire Sub Lt A J S Minhas +
JTW In Memoriam
20 Sep 60 Ouragan Plt Offr Ashok Kumar Jain +
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Disoriented from clouds and went into ground
04 Oct 60 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Kanwar Parbrham Singh +
7 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
09 Nov 60 Gnat IE-1102 Flt Lt Raj Kumar Mehta +
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Bird hit and Engine Flame out in Landing at Palam
09 Nov 60 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Carl Peter Ireland +
20 Sqn Killed in Night sortie near Jaipur. only one l.A.F
24 Nov 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Dilip Kumar Basu +
29 Sqn Mid-air collision near Bari-pada in Orissa. The pi
24 Nov 60 Ouragan Flt Lt Ved Pal Sharma +
Click to View Record 29 Sqn Mid-air collision near Bari-pada in Orissa. The pi

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