IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1944 : 6 1945 : 9

A total of 15 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
03 Feb 44 Defiant TT II DS142
22AACU Cr 1.5 m from Jodhpur Airfield
01 Mar 44 Defiant TT II DR983
22AACU Cr 5 miles from airfield due to engine failure
05 Mar 44 Defiant TT II DS143
22AACU Cr on landing at Vizag due to failure of Undercarr
06 Apr 44 Defiant TT II AA482
22AACU Cr on landing at Jamshedpur Eng Cut on ldg
01 May 44 Defiant TT II AA470
1AGS Bairagarh, Madhya Pradesh
01 Aug 44 Defiant TT II AA490 Fg Offr E S V Burton
22AACU Cr at Uttarlai on way to Madras
13 Feb 45 Defiant TT II AA538 Flt Sgt E E Sulsh
22AACU BL at Madras , unable to lower U/C dirty hydraulic
24 Feb 45 Defiant TT II AA483 Flt Sgt L R M Tibble
22AACU Port wing stuck windsock pole due to brake failure
10 Apr 45 Defiant TT II AA368 Flt Lt  N G JAMES
22AACU BL at RAF Digri due to burst tyre, aircraft Cat B
18 Apr 45 Defiant TT II AA503
22AACU dam by storm at Katni
18 Apr 45 Defiant TT II AA473
22AACU fin and port elevator dam beyond repair in storm a
28 Apr 45 Defiant TT II AA657 Flt Lt D L FERRRABY
22AACU BL Drigh Road after flying in from Ahmedabad. U/C
05 May 45 Defiant TT II AA567
22AACU To Drigh Road and BL Beyond Economic Repair
30 Jun 45 Defiant TT II AA396 Sgt G C Barclay
22AACU Port tyre burst on TO from Ambala, aircraft uc col
02 Dec 45 Defiant TT II AA404 Fg Offr T V G Stone
22AACU FL Vizagapatnam - BL - failure of Hydraulics Cat E

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