IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1940 : 1 1941 : 7 1942 : 21 1943 : 10

A total of 39 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
15 Apr 40 Hart (India) K2090 Plt Offr D A Samant
Click to View Record FTS Risalpur
19 Mar 41 Hart (India) K2088
1SFTS Pilot executed a stall turn which was poor. in sub
14 Apr 41 Hart (India) K2097
1SFTS Crashed during an attempted Forced Landing Practic
13 May 41 Hart (India) K8731
1SFTS engine cut; stalled in forced landing and undercar
14 Jun 41 Hart (India) K2102
1SFTS swung on ldg and tipped up Ambala 14-6-41
08 Oct 41 Hart (India) K2103 Fg Offr Jehangir Merwan Engineer
Click to View Record 1 CD Flt I Crashed, 8 Oct41, at Tanjore.
04 Nov 41 Hart (India) K2099
1SFTS cr on ldg overturned Drigh Road 4-11-41
22 Nov 41 Hart (India) K2105
1SFTS Flew into ground during low level bombing practice
18 Jan 42 Hart (India) K3922 Plt Offr Z B Sanjana
Click to View Record 1SFTS Aircraft swerved on landing, hit heap of stones an
27 Feb 42 Hart (India) K2112 Plt Offr S L Shah
1SFTS Overturned while forced landing due to engine fail
17 Mar 42 Hart (India) K3921 Plt Offr Patwardhan
1SFTS overshot landing and hit concrete pillar Ambala
02 May 42 Hart (India) K2090
1SFTS MAC Audax 3098 during takeoff . Both occupants adm
02 May 42 Hart (India) K2094 Plt Offr Mendoza
Click to View Record 1SFTS Undercarraige collapsed as result of heavy landing
02 May 42 Hart (India) K2089 Sgt Alan Martin Howard CARBERY +
1 ATU ATU stalled and DiG 3m SW Peshawar 2-5-42 1 killed
02 May 42 Hart (India) K2089 Sgt Alan Martin Howard CARBERY +
1ATU Peshawar. Pilot att from 155 sqn completed a bombi
20 May 42 Hart (India) K2123 Plt Offr Noor Mohamad Moosaboy Sheriff +
1 CD Flt I Spun into Sea off Chamberanab, P/O S S Bali K
23 May 42 Hart (India) K2126
1 ATU uc collapse on ldg at Peshawar 23-5-42
23 May 42 Hart (India) K2126
1ATU Overturned on landing aftre uc collapsed
25 May 42 Hart (India) K2119
1SFTS blown away in dust storm at Ambala 25-5-42
08 Jun 42 Hart (India) K2113 - -
1SFTS PT-B dam 8-6-42 SOC 44 ac tipped over during maint
15 Jun 42 Hart (India) K2106
1SFTS ARSC Bamga;pre I/c collapse at Goldfield, Mysore 1
10 Jul 42 Hart (India) K2130 Plt Offr M A Khan
1SFTS NB-E EngCutUClps on FL Toda, 16m NW of Samli 10-7-
14 Jul 42 Hart (India) K3922
1 ATU Swung on landing and overturned Bairagarh 14-7-42
03 Aug 42 Hart (India) K2114 Plt Offr A S Latif
Click to View Record 1SFTS overturned after FL 8m NE f Ambala 3-8-42
03 Aug 42 Hart (India) K2096
1SFTS overturned FL landing in bad weather alipur 14m N
06 Aug 42 Hart (India) K2109
1SFTS overshot forcelanding at Ambala. Pilot took off wi
08 Sep 42 Hart (India) K8627
1SFTS Stalled at low altitude and crashed, Khera, 8 1/2m
25 Oct 42 Hart (India) K2093 Plt Offr Subhas Kishore Ray +
2 CD Flt I Dived into Sea
09 Nov 42 Hart (India) K2091
1 ATU stalled on ldg Bairagarh 9-11-42
27 Feb 43 Hart (India) K2112
1SFTS hit by Audax K3088 23-12-41 uc collapse on FL at B
23 Mar 43 Hart (India) K2104
1 ATU Overshot landing 23-3-43 Bairagarh W/o
27 Mar 43 Hart (India) K2083
1SFTS Uc Collapse in Heavy ldg Peshawr 27-3-43
15 Apr 43 Hart (India) K2131
1 ATU dmg taxing at Bairagarh 15-4-43
21 Apr 43 Hart (India) K2117 -
1 ATU Wrecked in Gale Bairagarh
21 Apr 43 Hart (India) K2116 -
1 ATU Wrecked in Gale Bairagarh
21 Apr 43 Hart (India) K2111 -
1 ATU Wrecked in Gale Bairagarh
21 Apr 43 Hart (India) K2095 -
1 ATU Wrecked in Gale Bairagarh
10 Jul 43 Hart (India) K2100 -
151OTU Damaged in gale in Jodhpur
17 Dec 43 Hart (India) K8328
151OTU 3s 7s Cr ldg Miranshah

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