IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1941 : 2 1942 : 16 1943 : 8 1944 : 9 1945 : 1 1946 : 1 1947 : 8 1949 : 3 1950 : 1 1951 : 1 1952 : 3 1953 : 2

A total of 55 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
13 Jun 52 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Cdt Yagdutt Sally +
2 AFA In Memoriam
22 Jul 52 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Lt Niroj Kumar Beni Dhan +
Flt Cdt K S Rathore +
1 AFA
08 Oct 52 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Lt Manish Chandra Kar +
Flt Cdt M Mehta +
2 AFA
05 Mar 53 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Cdt A K Singh +
1 AFA In Memoriam Begumpet 62 F(P)
05 Dec 53 Tigermoth DH-82 Flt Cdt J C Chadda +
1 AFA In Memoriam

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