IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1965 : 94

A total of 94 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
02 Jan 65 Sea Hawk Sub Lt A D Bansod
NAVY - INA Martin Baker list
06 Feb 65 Vampire Plt Offr Ramanujapuram Anandampillai Parthasarathy +
220 Sqn In Memoriam
09 Feb 65 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Desmond Joseph D'Silva +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn In Memoriam
05 Mar 65 Vampire T55 Fg Offr Windsor Lawrence Edward Bower +
24 Sqn In Memoriam
11 Mar 65Meteor F Sqn Ldr Om Parkash Mathur +
ETPS UK In Memoriam
05 Apr 65 Otter DHC-3 IM-1727 Wg Cdr Mirgind Singh Grewal +
Click to View Record Cr near Tezpur killing 5 AF Personnel
13 Apr 65 Dakota C-47 HJ-218 Fg Offr Kambala Kannan+
Plt Offr Subhash Bhargava +
49 Sqn Cr in Nagaland 9 killed. Nav F/O BS Dhaliwal (7817
19 Apr 65 Gnat IE-1072
Ac dest in crash
26 Apr 65 Canberra B(I) 58 Fg Offr Sudhir Krishna Gaitonde +
Fg Offr Suryakant Neelakanth Shetti +
JBCU It was the 3rd solo on type. The crash happened wh
12 May 65 Gnat IE-1204
2 Sqn Ac overshot runway Pilot ejected acwo
25 May 65 Hunter F56 Flt Lt Vincent Pais
Martin Baker List
26 May 65 Vampire T55 Sqn Ldr Nuggehalli Krishnaswamy Ramprasad +
Flt Lt Sant Pershad Mangla +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Bird hit during practice flt
15 Jun 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Vijay Kumar Dewan +
29 Sqn Doing a Loop, spun into the ground
25 Jun 65 Ouragan IC-698 Flt Lt Rana Lal Chand Sikka
ATW Forcelanded in pak ac captured
10 Jul 65 Canberra B(I) 58 Flt Lt Bal Raj Pathania +
Fg Offr Balchandra Laxmikant Dharmadhikari +
Click to View Record 16 Sqn Date incorrect in IM
30 Jul 65 Mystere IVa Flt Lt Vinod Patney
Click to View Record 8 Sqn MAC
30 Jul 65 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Shailendra Singh Kaushik
Click to View Record 8 Sqn MAC
04 Aug 65 Gnat Fg Offr Jatinderjit Singh Bhatti +
2 Sqn K in Crash, TO from Ambala
12 Aug 65 MiG-21 PF Flt Lt Norbert Joseph Misquitta
Click to View Record 28 Sqn Overran runway into overshoot uc collapse ac wo
19 Aug 65 Otter DHC-3 BM-1002 Fg Offr Suresh Kumar Puri
Plt Offr Vijay Prakash Poonia
41 Sqn Cr at Poonch damaged by fg fire
26 Aug 65 Ouragan Fg Offr Pallathadka Subrahmanya Bhat +
4 Sqn In Memoriam
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Aspi Kekobad Bhagwagar +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Shot Down by F-86 Sabre over Chamb
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Vijay Madhav Joshi +
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Shot Down by F-86 Sabre over Chamb
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 Flt Lt Satish Bharadwaj +
Click to View Record 45 Sqn Shot Down by F-86 Sabre over Chamb
01 Sep 65 Vampire FB52 BB-445 Fg Offr Shrlkrishna Vishnu Phatak
45 Sqn Ground fire over Chamb. Pilot Baled out
03 Sep 65 Gnat IE-1083 Sqn Ldr Brijpal Singh Sikand
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Forcelanded at Pasrur. Aircraft retained by Pak
06 Sep 65 MiG-21 PF BC-823 Wg Cdr Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen
Click to View Record 28 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 MiG-21 F BC-818 Sqn Ldr Surendra Kumar Mehra
Click to View Record 28 Sqn Dest on ground Adampur by B-57 Pilot Safe
06 Sep 65 MiG-21 PF BC-824 Sqn Ldr Arun Kanti Mukherjee
Click to View Record 28 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa IA-1007 Sqn Ldr Anthony Louis Mousinho
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Hunter F56 Sqn Ldr Ajit Kumar Rawley +
Click to View Record 7 Sqn Hit ground during Aircombat with F-86 at Tarn Tarn
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Flt Lt Trilochan Singh
Click to View Record 3 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Gnat IE-1112 Fg Offr Mohan Murdeshwar
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Strafed on ground Pathankot by F-86 Pilot Safe
06 Sep 65 Hunter F56 BA-289 Fg Offr Prakash Sadashivrao Pingale
Click to View Record 7 Sqn Shot down by F-86 near Halwara
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Russell Douglas Montes
3 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Hunter F56 BA-251 Fg Offr Adi Rustom Ghandhi
Click to View Record 7 Sqn Shot down by F-86 near Halwara
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa - -
3 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa - -
3 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa - -
31 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Packet C-119 - -
Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
07 Sep 65 Dakota C-47 Sqn Ldr Asit Kumar Ghosh +
Fg Offr Jagat Singh Toor +
2 TTW Cr on a Supplies mission.
07 Sep 65 Canberra B(I) 58 IF-918 Wg Cdr Peter Maynard Wilson
Click to View Record 16 Sqn Dest on ground Kalaikunda by F-86
07 Sep 65 Canberra B(I) 58 Sqn Ldr Raghunath Kashinath Karve
16 Sqn Dest on ground Kalaikunda by F-86
07 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Sqn Ldr Jasbeer Singh +
Click to View Record 3 Sqn flew into ground near Rahwali
07 Sep 65 Hunter F56 BA-330 Sqn Ldr Onkar Nath Kacker
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Booster Pump Failure Ejected near Sargodha
07 Sep 65 Hunter F56 Sqn Ldr Sureshchandra Bhaskar Bhagwat +
Click to View Record 7 Sqn Failed to return from Air combat near Sargodha
07 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Sqn Ldr Ajammada Boppaya Devayya +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Failed to return from raid on Sargodha
07 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Flt Lt Babul Guha +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Shotdown by F-86 near Sargodha
07 Sep 65 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Jagdev Singh Brar +
Click to View Record 7 Sqn Failed to return from Air combat near Sargodha
07 Sep 65 Canberra B(I) 58 - -
16 Sqn Dest on ground Kalaikunda by F-86

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