IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1974 : 2 1976 : 1 1978 : 1 1979 : 1 1980 : 1 1981 : 1 1984 : 1 1985 : 2 1987 : 2 1988 : 2 1989 : 2 1990 : 2 1992 : 2 1993 : 1 1994 : 2
1997 : 2 1998 : 2 1999 : 1 2000 : 6 2002 : 2 2003 : 1 2004 : 3 2005 : 2 2006 : 1 2007 : 2 2008 : 2 2010 : 2 2011 : 1 2012 : 1 2014 : 1
2015 : 1 2016 : 2 2017 : 1 2018 : 1 2019 : 1 2021 : 1 2022 : 1

A total of 60 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
23 May 12 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Chandrasekar Singh +
Maj Amit Mohindra
ARMY Crashed on the Siachen glacier after delivering su
01 Oct 14 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Abhijai Thapa +
Capt Avinash Somavanshi +
ARMY - 39 Tail rotor failure during Op Iron Fist
02 Feb 15 Cheetah SA-315 Z-3155
Cr 3 Corps area, Aborted take off and crashed.
11 Mar 16 Cheetah SA-315 Z-1883 Aditya Verma
Ajit
CrL Maili village, Hoshiarpur Dist.
30 Nov 16 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Sanjeev Latha +
Maj Arvind Bazala +
ARMY Cr10.30am at Sukna helipad. 3 killed
15 Mar 17 Cheetah SA-315 Z-1006
TD. Crash landed Bamrauli. Landed on uneven ground
23 May 18 Cheetah SA-315 Z-3461
ARMY ZB-3461 HE(A). Natha Top The military helicopter c
27 Sep 19 Cheetah SA-315 Lt Col Rajneesh Parmar +
Capt Kalzang Wangdi +
ARMY en-route from Khirmu (Arunanchal Pradesh) to Yongf
21 Sep 21 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Rohit Kumar +
Maj Anuj Rajput +
ARMY - 662 Crasjed Shiv Garh Dhar in Udhampur. Near Patnitop
11 Mar 22 Cheetah SA-315 Lt Col Vivek Kumar Dwivedi
Maj Sankalp Yadav +
crashed in the Tulail area of Gurez on a casevac s

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