IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1941 : 4 1942 : 1 1947 : 1 1952 : 1 1953 : 1 1959 : 2 1960 : 1 1961 : 1 1964 : 3 1965 : 3 1967 : 1 1968 : 1 1971 : 3 1975 : 2 1980 : 3
1981 : 1 1982 : 1 1985 : 1 1986 : 3 1987 : 3 1988 : 4 1989 : 1 1990 : 2 1994 : 3 1995 : 1 1996 : 5 1998 : 2 1999 : 1 2002 : 2 2009 : 1
2015 : 1

A total of 60 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
12 Aug 96Unidentified UI
RS: 10 Kms Sourth of Siyani
24 Sep 96Unidentified UI
RS: Tezpur LFA
30 Oct 96Unidentified UI
RS: 110/12 Kms from Bareilly
29 Aug 98Unidentified HC
Unidentified Cr in Madhya Pradesh
14 Nov 98Unidentified T
Cr Mhow 2 Crew Killed
04 Nov 99Unidentified UI
09 Jun 02Arudhra Glider GL Gp Capt Gurcharan Singh Baweja +
Flt Cdt R Sathya +
Click to View Record 1 TN Air S In Memoriam
05 Sep 02Unidentified HC
Write-off due to Human error (Servicing). Sources:
02 Sep 09Bell 430 HC Gp Capt Sunil Kumar Bhatia
Click to View Record CIV helicopter crash over Nallamala forest area in Kur
22 Dec 15Beachcraft B200 King C VT-BSA Dy Cmdt Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt +
Dy Cmdt Rajesh Shivrain +
BSF Crew prematurely engaged Auto Pilot in IFR Conditi

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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.