Indian Air Force Combat Kills Indo Pakistan War1965


AIR TO AIR

Date

Aircraft

Name of the    Pilot

Aircraft Sqn Remarks
03 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Sqn Ldr TJ Keelor Gnat 23 Over Chamb .
04 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Flt Lt VS Pathania Gnat 23 Over Chamb . F/L N Butt
06 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Fg Off AR Ghandhi Hunter 7 Halwara
06 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Flt Lt DN Rathore Hunter 27 Halwara S/L S A Rafiqui
06 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Fg Off VK Neb Hunter 27 Halwara F/L M Yunus
07 Sept 65 F-104 Starfighter Sqn Ldr AB Devayya Mystere 1 Sargodha F/L A Hussain
07 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Flt Lt AT Cooke Hunter 14 Kalaikunda
07 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Fg Off  SC Mamgain Hunter 14 Kalaikunda
14 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Wg Cdr Bharat Singh Gnat 2 Aircombat over Halwara
15 Sept 65 Cessna O-1 Wg Cdr S Bhattacharya Mystere 3 by   Rockets. Capt Hidayatullah
16 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Fg Off PS Pingale Hunter 7 Halwara , Confirmed as F/O M I Shaukat
18 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Sqn Ldr AS Sandhu Gnat 23 Lahore
19 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Sqn Ldr D Keelor Gnat 9 Kasur, Confirmed as F/L S M Ahmad
19 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Flt Lt V Kapila Gnat 9 Kasur
20 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Flt Lt AK Mazumdar Gnat 2 Lahore. Confirmed as F/L A H Haq
16 Dec 65 Cessna O-1 Sqn Ldr TJ Keelor Gnat 23 Shot down near Boparai Village. ??

TOTAL AIRCRAFT DESTROYED IN AIR TO AIR COMBAT:   16

AIR TO GROUND

Date

Aircraft

Name of the    Pilot

Aircraft Sqn Remarks
07 Sept 65 C-130 Hercules Wg Cdr OP Taneja Mystere 1 Dawn Strike on Sargodha 0555 Hrs
07 Sept 65 F-104 Starfighter -NA- Mystere 1 Dawn Strike on Sargodha 0555 Hrs
07 Sept 65 2 x F-86 Sabre Flt Lt DN Rathore Hunter 27 Attack on Sargodha 0610 Hrs. N/C
07 Sept 65 F-86 Sabre Sqn Ldr S Handa Mystere 1 Attack on Sargodha at 1000 Hrs
07 Sept 65 2 x F-86 Sabre Flt Lt DMS Kahai Mystere 1 Attack on Sargodha at 1000 Hrs
F-104 Starfighter

TOTAL AIRCRAFT DESTROYED IN AIR TO GROUND ATTACKS:  8

 

Notes:

1. Entries marked with "?" in the remarks column are not confirmed by secondary sources.
2. The abandoned aircraft were later returned by the Chinese as a gesture of "goodwill".


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