LIST OF INDIAN PILOTS - KILLED, POW OR EJECTED SAFELY


Note: ES - Ejected Safely, POW - Prisoner of War


Rank & Pilot's Name Sqn No. Date Aircraft & Cause Status

Sqn. Ldr. M.J. Marston

10 10 Sept Vampire, shot up on ground Killed

Sqn. Ldr. O.N. Kacker

27 07 Sept Hunter, shot down POW

Sqn. Ldr. A.B. Devayya

1 07 Sept Mystere, shot down by F-104 Killed
Sqn. Ldr. R.K. Uppal 1 11 Sept Mystere, shot down by anti-aircraft Killed
Sqn. Ldr. N.K. Malik 2 14 Sept Gnat, died of wounds after aircraft landed Killed
Sqn. Ldr. Jasbir Singh 3 07 Sept Mystere, shot down by anti-aircraft Killed
Sqn. Ldr. A.K. Rawlley 7 06 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 Killed
Sqn. Ldr. S.B. Bhagwat 7 07 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 Killed
Sqn. Ldr. D.P. Chatterjee 7 20 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 Killed
Sqn. Ldr. B.S. Sikand 2 03 Sept Gnat, force landed in Pak territory POW
Flt. Lt. P.S. Pingale 7 06 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 ES
Flt. Lt. S.K. Sharma 7 20 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 ES
Flt. Lt. G.S. Ahuja 27 09 Sept Hunter, shot down by anti-aircraft Killed
Flt. Lt. A.N.Kale 2 13 Sept Gnat, ejected after damage by Sabre ES
Flt. Lt. T.K. Chaudhary 27 15 Sept Hunter, shot down by anti-aircraft Killed
Flt. Lt. V.M. Joshi 220 01 Sept Vampire, shot down by F-86 Killed
Flt. Lt. Babul Guha 1 07 Sept Mystere, lost over Sargodha Killed
Flt. Lt. K.C. Cariappa 20 22 Sept Hunter, lost to anti-aircraft fire POW
Flt. Lt. T.S. Sethi 31 13 Sept Mystere, Shot down by AA Fire Killed
Flt. Lt. M.M. Lowe 5 21 Sept Canberra, shot down by F-104 POW
Flt. Lt. L. Sadarangani 8 13 Sept Mystere, Shot down by anti-aircraft POW
Flt. Lt. V.M. Mayadev 9 19 Sept Gnat, shot down by F-86 POW
Fg. Off. A.R. Gandhi 7 06 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 ES
Fg. Off. J.S. Brar 7 07 Sept Hunter, shot down by F-86 Killed
Fg. Off. P.R. Ramchandani 3 26 Sept ?, died after the war Killed
Fg. Off. K.K. Kapur 5 21 Sept Navigator to M.M. Lowe's Canberra Killed
Fg. Off. F.D. Bunsha 7 16 Sept Hunter, shot down Killed
Fg. Off. S. Bharadwaj 45 01 Sept Vampire, shot down by F-86 Killed
Fg. Off. A.K.Bhagwagar 45 01 Sept Vampire, shot down by F-86 Killed
Fg. Off. S.V.Pathak 220 01 Sept Vampire, shot down by F-86 ES
Fg. Off. D.P. Chinoy ? 10 Sept Mystere, shot down by anti-aircraft ES
Fg. Off. M.V. Singh 7 8 Sept Hunter, shot down by anti-aircraft POW

SUMMARY:

No. of pilots taken POW

7

No. of pilots ejected safely

6

No. of pilots killed involving loss of aircraft

17

Aircrew killed

1

Pilots killed not involving aircraft loss

1

TOTAL AIRCREW KILLED AND POW

26


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