IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1944 : 276

A total of 276 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
27 Nov 44 Hurricane IIc LE804 Flt Lt D F Eduljee +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn SD by Ground fire during Strafing run at Burma
28 Nov 44 Hurricane IIC LE807 Plt Offr B K Stidston
Click to View Record 3 Sqn collapsed u/c when he pulled out suddenly in a hig
28 Nov 44 Tigermoth Lt N R Ker
Click to View Record 1EFTS From IA, Crashed after bad landing, AC W/O
30 Nov 44 Tigermoth Fg Offr J B Dordi
Click to View Record 1EFTS Crashed after Bad landing , AC WO
02 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LD694 Fg Offr A S M Bhavnani
Click to View Record 3 Sqn lost way from Delhi to Kohat and forcelanded at La
03 Dec 44 Hurricane Fg Offr K V Nair
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Forcelanded in Chaung 15m NE of Akyab. First casua
05 Dec 44 Hurricane LD383 Fg Offr Ram Saran Sharma +
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Failed to return from a sortie in Kaladan valley.
06 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LE171 Plt Offr F V Scudder
Click to View Record 151OTU FL Sambrial 16 m E of Wazirabad. Ran out of fuel a
06 Dec 44 Tigermoth II DG492
1EFTS Struck Telegraph pole coming into FL 1 M N of Begu
08 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC KZ939 Plt Offr A C Edwards RAF
10 Sqdn IA Undercarraige leg collpased on landing at Baigachi
09 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC Fg Offr K N Bulsara +
Click to View Record 9 Sqn Left the target in Buthidaung area with engine tro
09 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC JS416 Plt Offr Suhas Biswas
Click to View Record 151OTU fl 3 miles SW of Risalpur - eng failure due to fla
12 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LE993 Plt Offr C Ray
Click to View Record 151OTU swugn on TO , went into ditch (23PC)
12 Dec 44 Vengeance AP103 W/O Gabb
22AACU ac caught fire on TO run
14 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LF217
6 Sqn Ran out of fuel while lost and crashed, Jandola
15 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LD183 Fg Offr G H King
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Forcelanded at NIHLA due to engine trouble. Safe 0
15 Dec 44 Tigermoth Lt N R Ker
Click to View Record 1EFTS Forced Landing, AC caught fire and burnt out
16 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LD834 Plt Offr S Banerji
Click to View Record 151OTU BL aircraft at Shagi Police post, 10 min after TO
18 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LD408 Flt Lt H C Dewan
Click to View Record 151OTU Port uc leg collapse after failure to lock down.
18 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LE359 Fg Offr Keki Nadirshaw Gocal
Click to View Record 7 Sqn [151OTU] FL 4 m N of Shmshuther post no.23, stbd w
21 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC W/O Bird RAF
10 Sqdn IA Landed aircraft E and wrote off undercarraige
25 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LD335 Lt R N Winstanley (SAAF)
4 Sqn 12 ac bombing raid. Two ac collded and forcelanded
25 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LF275 Sgt W J O'Neill (RAF)
4 Sqn 12 ac bombing raid. Two ac collded and forcelanded
27 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC KX421 Fg Offr Murat Singh Aulakh
Click to View Record 1SFTS Swung after landing. There was no casuality but ai
28 Dec 44 Hurricane IIC LD844 Fg Offr G H King
Click to View Record 4 Sqn engine trouble. Could not make base. FL on beach n
30 Dec 44 Hurricane LE174 Plt Offr Govind Dattatreya Juvekar +
2 Sqn Crashed on a photo dropping sortie over HQ of W Af

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Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.