IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1967 : 31

A total of 31 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 67 Gnat Flt Lt Ajit Singh Lamba
Click to View Record AATU Srinagar Valley - Pulled canopy lever while going
11 Jan 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Mukund Sridhar Upadhyaya +
20 Sqn crashed in a Hunter during a 4 ac flypast practice
03 Feb 67 Dakota C-47 BJ-766 Flt Cdt J S Kundan
Flt Cdt Leslie Lawrence +
2 TTW Aircraft swung off runway and crashed
03 Mar 67 Hunter F56 Plt Offr Paramjeet Singh Sekhon +
Click to View Record In Memoriam
08 Mar 67 Mystere IVa IA-956 Fg Offr David Malcolm Subaiya
Click to View Record 32 Sqn Ejected at Agra after U/C Failure to extend.
10 Mar 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Shailendra Nath Bajpai +
17 Sqn In Memoriam
01 Apr 67 Mystere IVa Sqn Ldr Ajay Sapru +
3 Sqn Killed in Crash from Pathankot
12 Apr 67 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Joseph Peter Saldanha +
3 Sqn Killed in Crash from Pathankot
13 Apr 67 Ouragan Fg Offr Michael John Pereira +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
01 May 67 HF-24 Marut BD-831 Fg Offr Sukhwant Singh +
10 Sqn
05 May 67 Dakota C-47 Fg Offr Simran Singh Shyam Kohli +
Fg Offr Sadanand Mahadeo Palwankar +
49 Sqn P/O SS Randhawa (10625), P/O VK Rattan (10623), F/
11 May 67 Vampire T55 Lt R S Sodhi
Lt Antony Carlier
NAVY Martin Baker List
01 Jun 67 Gnat Flt Lt Prabhat Chandra Prasad
Click to View Record 24 Sqn Flame out after TO from Kalaikunda
07 Jun 67 Mil MI-4 Fg Offr Mahesh Chandra Gupta +
Plt Offr Cadambe Narasimhachar Ranganathan +
111 HU Mid Air Collision. Flt Lt RPS Dhillon was one of t
28 Jun 67 Vampire T55 Flt Lt Milind Narayan Patankar +
Flt Lt Noshir Eduljee Nagarvala +
Click to View Record ATW In Memoriam
30 Jun 67 Gnat Gp Capt Emanuel Fernandes
Click to View Record DNE - Refer mail by Gp Capt G C Karambaya
16 Jul 67 HF-24 Marut BD-841 Wg Cdr Vishwanatha Krishnamurthy
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Both engine failed
20 Jul 67 Caribou DHC-4 Fg Offr Hardev Singh Dhaliwal +
Fg Offr Aley Mustafa +
33 Sqn In Memoriam
27 Jul 67 Dakota C-47 Sqn Ldr Shrinivas Prahlad Desai +
Fg Offr Udai Shantaram Shrudkar +
Click to View Record 43 Sqn Crashed in mouint terrain at 10700 ft. Nav F/O SL
01 Aug 67Unidentified HC Fg Offr Tejinder Singh
DNE. Mizoram - rotorbld flew off severed tail roto
31 Aug 67 Dakota C-47
43 Sqn VEMN to VEJT NEFA
09 Sep 67 Hunter T66 Sqn Ldr Pritam Singh +
Flt Lt Ashis Kumar Banerji +
ATW Unauthorised LL aerobatics
13 Sep 67 Harvard T-6 Wg Cdr Norman Foster Watts +
AFFC In Memoriam
27 Sep 67 Canberra B(I) 58 Flt Lt Rajan Dhall +
Flt Lt Ichettira Ganpathi Belliappa +
16 Sqn
05 Oct 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Mohinderjit Singh Singha
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
08 Oct 67 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Niranjan Jethmalani +
3 Sqn FTR from Tac Sortie over Rohtang Pass ac missing
08 Oct 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Inder Radhakishen Batra +
7 Sqn two Hunters of 7 Sqn during a formation take-off a
13 Oct 67 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Balakrishnan Swaminathan +
Click to View Record 37 Sqn Hydraulic Failure after TO
26 Oct 67 Gnat Flt Lt Satwant Singh
Eng Flame out during practice dogfight pkt
09 Dec 67 Ouragan Fg Offr Gauri Shankar Singh +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Dec 67 Vampire Fg Offr Ramesh Kapur +
1 JTW In Memoriam

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