IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1982 : 26

A total of 26 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
05 Jan 82 MiG-21
17 Sqn DNE Pilot ejected during night at Gidharbha Road
07 Feb 82 Packet C-119 Sqn Ldr Narinder Singh Paintal +
Fg Offr Mahinder Pal Singh +
12 Sqn Jammu Malhar Hills 23 Killed
10 Feb 82 HF-24 Marut Fg Offr Subhash Mohan
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
24 Feb 82 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt A Gupta +
AFA In Memoriam
16 Mar 82 Iskra TS-11 Flt Lt Inder Mohan Malhotra +
FTW Cr while Landing at Yelahanka. Pilot apparently cu
22 Apr 82 Hunter Plt Offr A Yadav
Martin Baker List
04 May 82 Gnat E-1991 Fg Offr John Lancelot Cutinha
9 Sqn Possibly Repaired Experienced Brake failure. Arrestor barrier came u
05 May 82 HF-24 Marut Sqn Ldr Swarup Narain Garg
Jodhpur Basani Indl Area Pt BO Martin Baker List
10 May 82 Jaguar IS JI-011 Flt Lt Raj Kumar Srivastava +
14 Sqn From Ambala , Killed in Crash - flew into hill
01 Jun 82 MiG-21 Gp Capt Krishna Narayana Pillai
Click to View Record DNE Ejected after Engine fire
08 Jun 82 MiG-21 Fg Offr Avinah Narain Gadgil +
108 Sqn Hoshaipur Dist.
08 Jun 82 MiG-21 M Fg Offr Indrjitsinh Dansinh Gohil
29 Sqn Ejected while flying in a two ac formation at Jamn
12 Jun 82 HF-24 Marut D-1211 Flt Lt Anil Kumar Mathur
Click to View Record Martin Baker List Lost eng on TO Crashed into coll
14 Jul 82 MiG-21 Flt Lt Kuldeep Singh Rawal +
Sqn Ldr Kidyur Sudhir +
101 Sqn In Memoriam
28 Jul 82 MiG-21 Flt Lt Shivaram Vijay Kumar +
108 Sqn In Memoriam
28 Jul 82 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Chuducattil Koshy Varkey John +
AFA In Memoriam
04 Aug 82 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Anil Golani
AFA Martin Baker List
04 Aug 82Unidentified HC
NAVY Crashlanded at Taimanichak . Pilot and crew had mi
09 Aug 82 Kiran HJT-16 IN-056 Lt M K Mishra +
NAVY - INA Cr in sea after TO from Dabolim Sub Lt T S Tomar
07 Oct 82 MiG-21 Fg Offr Sri Ramulu Sridhar +
24 Sqn From Ambala
11 Oct 82 MiG-21 Flt Lt Sukhvir Singh Yadav +
35 Sqn In Memoriam
29 Oct 82 MiG-21 U U-553 Flt Lt Rakesh Mohan Arora +
7 Sqn Bird Hit after TO from Knpur to KKD Sandy Ejected
15 Nov 82 Sukhoi-7 Flt Lt Ramesh Malhotra
Click to View Record Cr Manmad after TO from Lohegan Pt BO
26 Nov 82 Mil Mi-8 Flt Lt Ravi Kumar Nandhi +
Sqn Ldr Rakesh Dutt Sharma +
Click to View Record 110 HU Cr Lunglee, Mizoram on way to Khumbirgram
29 Dec 82 Chetak Wg Cdr Yoginder Prakash +
Fg Offr Shivender Singh +
142 SSS Fl Cr Gangtok 5 Killed incl Gp Capt R Tandon (5391),
30 Dec 82 Ajeet Trainer E-2426 Sqn Ldr Davinder Kumar Powar +
ASTE Cr Dharmapur AC Took off Sulur. He was flying the

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