IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1942 : 116

A total of 116 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
18 Oct 42 Hurricane I AF960 Fg Offr P S Gill
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Engine lost power during aero. Overturned on FL at
19 Oct 42 Tigermoth II DG483
2EFTS Pilot overshot landing area, aircraft overturned a
20 Oct 42 Tigermoth VT-APN Offr Cdt U K Nair
1EFTS
22 Oct 42 Dragon Rapide DH89 AX806
2 CD Flt I ex TATA VT-AIZ cr on ldg at Juhu
22 Oct 42 Dragon Rapide DH89 AX806
2 CD Flt I ex TATA VT-AIZ cr on ldg at Juhu
23 Oct 42 Tigermoth II VT-AMR Offr Cdt Jaganathan
1EFTS swung after landing and crashed into VT-AOC damagi
23 Oct 42 Tigermoth II VT-ALC Offr Cdt Faruki
1EFTS heavy landing at Begumpet, uc collapse and ac turn
23 Oct 42 Tigermoth DH82 VT-AOC
1EFTS struck by VT AMR which swung on landing AC WO Begu
25 Oct 42 Hart (India) K2093 Plt Offr Subhas Kishore Ray +
2 CD Flt I Dived into Sea
28 Oct 42 Tigermoth II VT-APN Offr Cdt W R Meneziz +
1EFTS Crashed out of control near ground at Begumpet - D
04 Nov 42 DH60 Moth Major MA931
1 CD Flt I engine failure on TO St Thomas Mount
09 Nov 42 Hart (India) K2091
1 ATU stalled on ldg Bairagarh 9-11-42
11 Nov 42 Hurricane AG161 Sgt Leslie Alan EGBERS +
151OTU First Fatal - flew into ground 8 miles west of aer
24 Nov 42 Hurricane AG112 Plt Offr Robert Morris JONES +
151OTU Collided with AG155 - spun in and crashed into fla
02 Dec 42 Tigermoth II VT-AQI Plt Offr B K Dass
Offr Cdt John
Click to View Record 2EFTS engine cut after LL aero from 500ft. Overturned on
28 Dec 42 Lysander II N1242 Plt Offr P N Katrak
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Forcelanded 5m SE of Kohat - Siezed engine. Airfra

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