IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1986 : 31

A total of 31 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
17 Jan 86 Sea King IN-508 Cdr Dhillon
NAVY 3 killed 45 km off Cohchin
21 Feb 86 Ajeet E-2021 Sqn Ldr Yashwant Rao Rane
Click to View Record 18 Sqn AFS Sulur Cr Appaniknopalli Martin Baker List
26 Feb 86 Ajeet E-1965 Air Cmde Tapas Kumar Sen
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Ejected after Engine Flameout DDK Range. The CoI f
22 Mar 86 Antonov An-32 K-2702 Wg Cdr Sureshchandra Gordhanbhai Patel +
Fg Offr Ashutosh Anant Sardespandey +
48 Sqn 17 killed Cr Kishtiwar area J&K
25 Mar 86 Antonov An-32 K-2729 Wg Cdr Ulliada Muddappa Bheemiah +
Wg Cdr Emelian Augustin Fernandez +
48 Sqn TO from Muscat Cr in sea 450 km fm Jamnagar. F/L B
27 Mar 86 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt V S Mehta +
AFA Cr after TO fm Dundigal
05 May 86 MIG-25R Flt Lt Davinder Singh Kharah +
102 Sqn from Jodhpur AFB Cr 10 km at Digadi Vill
22 May 86 MiG-21 Fg Offr Anup Mair +
52 Sqn In Memoriam
27 May 86 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Anulya Chandra Bharali
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
04 Jun 86 MiG-21
Sirsa AFB Cr 7 km at Shajhdewanwali vill. the pi
17 Jun 86 MiG-21 Flt Lt Biswajit Nandy +
Flt Lt Rajinder Singh Bains +
101 Sqn Ambala AFB Cr Maheshnagar Cly 1 on Gd K. crashed d
17 Jun 86Unidentified F
the pilot was unable to climb or maintain height a
18 Jun 86Unidentified F
the aircraft sustained a bird hit shortly after ta
25 Jun 86 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Mohan Kumar Prabhakar Samant +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn In Memoriam
18 Jul 86 MiG-23 Flt Lt Atalgatha Gundu Rao Narhari +
10 Sqn Killed in Crash - No Further Details
21 Jul 86 MiG-21 Bis Flt Lt Ashwini Kumar Agarwal +
23 Sqn In Memoriam
02 Aug 86 Chetak Lt Cdr Inderjit Saini +
NAVY Vizag INAS cr Simhachalam Hills
07 Aug 86 BN2 Defender IN-131
NAVY Lost off Cochin Coast
22 Aug 86 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Lt Vijaykumar Santoshkumar Sikdar +
Flt Cdt K Srinivasa Rao
AFA Flt Cdt K Srinivasa Rao Ejected Cr Bijleepore Vill
27 Aug 86 MiG-21 Flt Lt John Devadawson +
17 Sqn Awantipur AFB Cr Anantnag Dist
04 Sep 86 MiG-21 Flt Lt Anandrao Shripatrao Wagh +
26 Sqn In Memoriam
05 Sep 86 Ajeet E-2034 Sqn Ldr Anjan Kumar Gogoi
Click to View Record 22 Sqn quill shaft in the fuel pump had snapped.
15 Sep 86 Chetak Capt Syam Sunder +
Capt R Sibal
ARMY - 7 A Cr in chara vill Patiala 2 killed
25 Sep 86 Alize Cdr G Mukerjee +
NAVY - INA Cr in Sea off Karwar 3 Killed
30 Sep 86 Ajeet Fg Offr P Venkatarao +
2 Sqn ac lifted off prematurely, flipped on to his back
14 Oct 86 Iskra TS-11 Sqn Ldr Dushyant Kumar Laxman +
Flt Cdt S Sharma
408 AFS Ha Cr near Bidar 2 k
16 Oct 86 MiG-21 M Sqn Ldr Robin Shekhar Sharma
29 Sqn Cr Khajaberja 21 km fm Jamnagar Pt Killed
24 Oct 86 Iskra TS-11 W-1747 Flt Lt Pradeep Rastogi +
Flt Cdt Raja Prasad Pandey +
408 AFS Ha Cr in pond 5 km dundigal Flt Cdt Pande k- Hakimpet
30 Oct 86 Canberra Wg Cdr Allandur Sulochanan Gurunathan
Click to View Record DNE. Canberra Trainer, night flight at Jaisalmer.
16 Dec 86 Kiran HJT-16 Lt S Singh
Martin Baker List
26 Dec 86Unidentified F
Ferozepur

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