IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1985 : 21

A total of 21 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
27 Feb 85 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Gajraj Singh +
5 Sqn Jaitsar Vill Jaipur . From Ambala. disorientation
01 Mar 85 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr Ghanshyam Singh +
406 AFS Bi Bidar Cr on TO
13 Mar 85 Hunter T66 Wg Cdr Chandrasekhar
Wg Cdr Kamlesh Singh Mandla
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
19 Mar 85 Canberra Fg Offr Santosh Kumar +
Fg Offr Prasan Kumar Mishra +
16 Sqn Cr after TO from Gorakhpur 10 km 2 killed
20 Mar 85 Sukhoi-7 Flt Lt Jagdeep Singh Narania +
222 Sqn Mid Air Collision Jamnagar
20 Mar 85 Sukhoi-7 Fg Offr Sudhir Kaul
222 Sqn Mid Air Collision Jamnagar
31 Mar 85 Cheetah SA-315 Sqn Ldr Ajjampur Chandrashakher +
Sqn Ldr Sonam Wangdi +
142 SSS Fl Cr Eastern Sector 2 Killed
09 Apr 85 MiG-21 M Flt Lt Reetinder Singh Sodhi
Click to View Record 35 Sqn TO from Bareilly Cr Rampurmasi Vill 13 k on ground
27 Apr 85 MiG-21 Flt Lt Anand Gode
Click to View Record Bhisiana AP 15 km fm Bhatinda
17 May 85 BN2 Defender IN-134 Flt Lt S G Pynumtill +
NAVY Cochin NAS cr iduki dist.
21 May 85Unidentified HC
150 km from Gwalior
24 May 85 MiG-21 Fg Offr Sanjeev Mohan Majumdar
45 Sqn Raka Vill Fm Jamnagar AFB
01 Jun 85 MiG-21 M Flt Lt Dogra
35 Sqn Cr UP
30 Jul 85 Caribou DHC-4 BM-769 Sqn Ldr Sudershan Kumar Goel
Fg Offr Gulshan Kumar Sachdev
33 Sqn Crashlanded at 0725. on approach to Walong, they l
30 Jul 85 Ajeet Sqn Ldr Madhusudhan Banerjee
Click to View Record 9 Sqn Ejected after T/O
03 Oct 85 MiG-21 Plt Offr Sujit Suryakant Jog +
28 Sqn Tezpur Low Level Sorties
15 Oct 85 Ajeet Fg Offr Chetan Prakash Yadav
22 Sqn aileron malfunction
17 Oct 85 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Jasbir Singh Walia
Click to View Record 14 Sqn mid air with F/L Bhaduria, whose AC hit the unders
08 Nov 85 Ajeet E-2028 Flt Lt Samir Shah
22 Sqn Martin Baker List
13 Dec 85 Hunter Fg Offr Lovemeat Singh Bachher
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
30 Dec 85 Chetak Fg Offr Ajit Gopal Twade +
Fg Offr Pravin Kumar Yadav +
117 HU Cr 15 km fm Silchar 2 Killed

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