Accidents and Incidents

This section of the website is dedicated to the hundreds of pilots and aircrew of the Indian Air Force, Indian Army , Indian Navy and Coast Guard Aviation wings, who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty , training rigorously in peace time and in exercises, in flying humanitarian and relief missions to their colleagues in the worst of terrain and conditions, and who have remained unacknowledged and unsung, except in the memories of their beloved.

Aircraft attrition section has its root in my IAF Attrition section that has been hosted on my tripod site and later on the Warbirds of India site years back. I had over the years collected attrition info related to the Indian Air Force in quite some detail, and have built upon with some information on other air forces as well.

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Officers Database

The Indian Air Force Service numbers were constituted in the middle of the Second World War. The sequence of numbers start from 1551 and are believed to be currently in the 35000 range as of 2017. This query page gives access to a database of available Service numbers for Officers. In a nutshell, these pages will attempt to give the highlights of the career of an officer - in a single line.

Read our F.A.Q on this database. If you wish to add a record that is not featured here - please email us details through this Feedback Form.

View Service Record
Note:Currently the View Service Record form returns only the basic details along with Award Citations if any. Dont remember your number? Then use the form below to specify a range of numbers and then select the record you want to view.

NEW!! Now in easy to use URLs. Just enter the URL in the following format  (Replace 12345 with Service Number)

Enter Number Range
From: To:
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Dont remember even the number range? Then use the form below to search on the name

Sample URL :

Search Name
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Enter only part of the name to widen the search. Try searching on name variations . eg: "PRAKASH", "PARKASH" etc

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