IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1945 : 212

A total of 212 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
08 Nov 45 Spitfire VIII MT839 Plt Offr L Prince-Forster
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Overshot ldg at Willingdon into Ditch Cat B
13 Nov 45 Hurricane IID KX249 Fg Offr Pagnis
151OTU Akora LG Lost ht on LL navex and hit ground. Pilot
23 Nov 45 Spitfire VIII JG320 Plt Offr Siddique
Click to View Record 151OTU Peshawar bounced on landing lost tyre uc collapse
27 Nov 45 Hurricane IIC LD449 Plt Offr J M Bose
151OTU Peshawar - MAC during practice interception - init
27 Nov 45 Hurricane IIC LD254 Plt Offr Fernandes
151OTU Peshawar - MAC during practice interception. aircr
28 Nov 45 Spitfire XIV TZ153
RAF Kohat Kohat - ac stalled on approach and landed uc colla
29 Nov 45 Hurricane IIb JS412
7 Sqn Maharajpur caught fire in circuit ldg safely but b
02 Dec 45 Defiant TT II AA404 Fg Offr T V G Stone
22AACU FL Vizagapatnam - BL - failure of Hydraulics Cat E
19 Dec 45 Spitfire VIIIc MD291 Fg Offr R L Suri
Click to View Record 10 Sqdn IA Hit by Spitfire MV245 at Hmawbi Cat E
19 Dec 45 Spitfire VIIIc Plt Offr Kirloskar
10 Sqdn IA Lost himself between Akyab and Rangoon and FL whee
19 Dec 45 Spitfire VIIIc MT878 Plt Offr H R Chitnis
Click to View Record 10 Sqdn IA Damaged beyond repair in accident - Det Unknown
28 Dec 45 Spitfire VIII Fg Offr A K Ahmed
Click to View Record 4 Sqn 16 ac returning from bombay display. Engine troubl

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