IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


2003 : 15

A total of 15 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
24 Jan 03 Cheetah SA-315 Maj K T Krishna
ARMY Cr Samastapura Vill 20km Baroda. Lt Col , Maj safe
28 Jan 03 Jaguar IS Wg Cdr Priyanath Mukhopadhyay +
5 Sqn Cr near Bikaner Range Plt Killed
26 Mar 03 Sea King IN-525 Lt R Ludra
NAVY Ditched in sea off mumbai or goa, crew rescued
04 Apr 03 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Balwinder Singh Gill
Cr in Ludhiana 4 k on ground TO Halwara
07 Apr 03 MiG-21 Bison Flt Lt H Garg
3 Sqn TO from Ambala Pt Ejected
04 Jun 03 MiG-21 Bis Flt Lt Dipankar Singh Jamwal +
4 Sqn Cr Sinadari Barmer Dist during LL flt 54km from Ut
18 Jun 03 Deepak HPT-32 X-3246
Sqn Ldr Raj Vaid
FIS Cr L Thoraipakam near Tambaram S/L Raj Vaid Co-P
07 Jul 03 MiG-23 BN
Cr 1128 - from Halwara - Mianwala Kalai
14 Jul 03 MiG-21 UM U-3284 Wg Cdr Rakesh Rastogi +
Flt Lt Ganesh Balakrishnan +
51 Sqn Cr 2230 Hrs Srinagar AF
22 Jul 03 Jaguar IS Flt Lt S Kanvinde
1610 Hrs aborted TO at Ambala after Nose gear fail
31 Jul 03 Chetak Flt Lt Vinayak Narayanan +
Capt Avinash Sharma +
HTS hc cr 35km from Hakimpet
24 Aug 03 Sea Harrier IN-615 Lt S H Azad
NAVY - INA Cr in sea off Goa - tech failure during ldg phase
06 Nov 03 Kiran HJT-16 Sqn Ldr K Gokul +
Fg Offr Animesh Srivastava +
408 AFS Ha Cr Anthayapalli 25km from Hyd
28 Nov 03 MiG-21 Bis Fg Offr A Gupta
Cr Rajasthan at Nal
04 Dec 03 MiG-29 KB-736
47 Sqn BO 25km from Adampur

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