IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1964 : 30

A total of 30 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 64 Caribou DHC-4 BM-772 Fg Offr Subramanian Srinivasa Rathnam
Click to View Record 33 Sqn DNE. crash landed at Hyuliang Landing ground due t
06 Jan 64 Sea Hawk IN-162
NAVY - INA TO from Santa Cruz - Pilot Ejected 1600 Hrs
06 Jan 64 Ouragan Fg Offr Dara Phiroze Chinoy
Click to View Record 29 Sqn DNE Ejected after electric trim failure
29 Jan 64 Vampire Flt Cdt R P S Chopra +
2 JTW In Memoriam
31 Jan 64 Vampire Flt Cdt D Gautam +
2 JTW In Memoriam
10 Feb 64 Otter DHC-3 Fg Offr Bhupendra Prakash +
Click to View Record 59 Sqn Cr druing adverse weather at Mechuka Prev U/I
17 Feb 64 Hunter 9 Flt Lt Prabhala Gopinath Rao +
RAF - 299 229OCU Chivenor - Crashed into EC
18 Feb 64 Illyushin-14 Sqn Ldr Kamalakar Gangadhar Kanitkar +
Plt Offr Avinash Chander Vig +
42 Sqn Cr Banhilal Pass 13 Killed incl 1 Gen. one of the
06 Mar 64 Packet C-119 Sqn Ldr Alber Victor D'Lemos +
Plt Offr Peddareddygari Bhaskara Reddy +
Click to View Record 48 Sqn Blew up in Air after TO from Barrackpore 22 Killed
07 Apr 64 Gnat IE-1064
Ac skipped chocks engine run - cr into wall ac wo
15 Apr 64 Gnat IE-1217 Fg Offr Malcolm Jal Commissariat +
2 Sqn
25 Apr 64 HT-2
AFFC In Memoriam
13 May 64 Vampire Flt Cdt Gulshan Rai +
1 JTW In Memoriam
15 May 64 Vampire PR55 7746
Fg Offr Sumatt Singh Sandhu +
108 Sqn From Pathankot Fg Off S S Sandhu killed
01 Jun 64 Chetak Plt Offr Sujit Kumar Palit
114 HU Near Khardungla Pass DNE
13 Jun 64 Vampire Plt Offr Brij Mohan Lakhanpal +
20 Sqn In Memoriam
22 Jun 64 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Parikshit Sardari Lall +
20 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
20 Jul 64 Alize IN-211
NAVY - INA Cr after TO from Vikrant. Wings folded on launch
21 Jul 64 HT-2
Flt Cdt N E Jacob
EFTS In Memoriam
27 Jul 64Twin Courier U Plt Offr Benjamin Jesudason Collins +
ARC In Memoriam
30 Jul 64 Packet C-119 Fg Offr Jagdish Chandra Mishra +
Plt Offr Surinder Pal Singh +
19 Sqn 4 offr k. Nav P/O V Bhalla (8111) also killed
07 Sep 64 Gnat IE-1207 Flt Lt Dinesh Chandra Badia
Click to View Record 23 Sqn The two Gnats were is close formation when they co
18 Sep 64 Hunter F56 BA-345
14 Sqn Engine flameout - Pt Ejected Date 15-30 Sep
07 Oct 64 Gnat IE-1230 Fg Offr Ashok Kumar Kaushal +
Click to View Record 2 Sqn
26 Oct 64 Vampire Flt Cdt S S Minhas +
1 JTW In Memoriam
13 Nov 64 Hunter T66 Fg Offr Derrick Oscar Roach +
Fg Offr Ashok Kumar Sarin +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 37 Sqn Aerobatics at LL - Jorhat
20 Nov 64 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Rusi Dinshaw Chinoy +
37 Sqn Cr during airtest before ferry at Pune-Mumbai.
30 Nov 64Unidentified UI Flt Cdt Shukla Suhas Madhao Rao +
10 NM north of Hakimpet
29 Dec 64 Otter DHC-3 Fg Offr Jagbir Singh Rai
Click to View Record 59 Sqn Cr in River Pasighat NEFA
31 Dec 64Chipmunk T
4 EFTU In Memoriam

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