IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1962 : 26

A total of 26 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
13 Jan 62 Vampire Sub Lt Douglas Bose*
JTW In Memoriam
17 Jan 62 Vampire FB52 Gp Capt Zafar Ahmed Shah +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Happened as part of the flypast practice for 1963
17 Jan 62 Gnat IE-1073 Flt Lt Vijay Kumar Singh +
23 Sqn Happened as part of the flypast practice for 1963
03 Feb 62 Dakota C-47 HJ-883 Sqn Ldr Sunil Kumar Chopra
Flt Lt Viney Kapila
Click to View Record Click to View Record 43 Sqn FL riverbed at Pulwama ACWO. From AVM Kapil Kak :
22 Feb 62 Prentice Flt Lt Sudershan Kumar Bishnoi +
AFFC Cr at Jodhpur, Plts BO but Killed
15 Mar 62 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Kamal Swarup Vohra
17 Sqn MAC with Hunter Poona-Jamnagar Pt Ejected Injured
15 Mar 62 Hunter F56 BA-359 Flt Lt Kalpathy Annanthakrishna Hariharan
Click to View Record 17 Sqn MAC with Hunter Poona - Jamnagar Ejected
24 Apr 62 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Arvind Kumar Janmejai +
Click to View Record 7 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
07 May 62 Dakota C-47 HJ-245 Flt Lt Satyendra Nath Banerjee +
Plt Offr Ashok Kumar Verma +
49 Sqn Cr NEFA - Crew of 4 Killed. Nav P/O BP Tiwari (633
14 May 62 Harvard T-6 Flt Lt Jaganathan Vijayaraghavan +
Plt Offr W E Evans
53 AAF Sqn Failed to recover from Spin. Evans Baled out
23 May 62 Ouragan Fg Offr Dorab Minocher Vatcha +
4 Sqn a/c caught fire and pilot did not eject
19 Jun 62 Gnat IE-1200 Sqn Ldr Jagat Mohan Lowe +
HAL B'lore Cr on test flight prior to delivery
07 Jul 62 Canberra B(I) 58 Flt Lt Andrew Lebon +
Flt Lt Prem Kumar Sharma +
Click to View Record 35 Sqn Flt Lt Andrew Lebon, died in an air crash, while i
12 Jul 62 Dakota C-47 Plt Offr Pollachi Rangaro Rama Murthy +
Plt Offr Suresh Udiyaver +
Click to View Record 11 Sqn In Memoriam. Accident near Tawang DZ at 0810 hours
16 Jul 62 Dakota C-47 VT-DFZ Civ Pt B K Singha +
Cr NEFA on hire from Kalinga AW 9 Killed. It is a
24 Jul 62 Mystere IVa IA-1313 Flt Lt Chandra Sekhar Doraiswamy
Click to View Record 3 Sqn Ejected in inverted spin at KKD. Approximately 2m
27 Jul 62 Ouragan Fg Offr Sunder Gopaldas Wadhwani +
29 Sqn Cr into Hut, 6 k on ground . Plt Killed. Ejected b
03 Aug 62 Sea Hawk Lt Pranob De +
Crashed near coimbatore - pilot killed
18 Aug 62 Vampire Plt Offr Ravindra Rajadhyaksha +
Click to View Record JTW In Memoriam
21 Sep 62 Mil Mi-4 BZ-590 Flt Lt Jugal Adlakha
Click to View Record 105 HU
21 Sep 62 Dakota C-47
Possibly civilian http://rsdebate.nic.in/bitstream
27 Sep 62 Hunter F56 BA-220 Fg Offr Arjun Runganadhan
27 Sqn Ejected after getting lost
14 Oct 62 Ouragan Plt Offr Inder Pran Kumar Chatterjee Gideon +
29 Sqn In Memoriam
20 Oct 62 Bell 47G BZ-541 Sqn Ldr Vinod Kumar Sahgal +
Click to View Record 104 HS SD by Ground fire at Tawang
20 Oct 62 Bell 47G BZ-543 Sqn Ldr Arnold Sochindranath Williams
Click to View Record 105 HU SD by Ground fire at Tsangdhar
21 Nov 62 Bell 47G
105 HU DNE. AOG at Walong, destroyed by Chinese when they

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