IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1941 : 2 1942 : 18 1943 : 4

A total of 24 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
13 Nov 41 Lysander II P1694
1 Sqn Hit Rock landing at Manzai, flipped over - wrecked
20 Dec 41 Lysander II R1989 Plt Offr Paljor Namgyal +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Undershot runway at Peshawar - ac flipped over fir
16 Jan 42 Lysander II P1675 Plt Offr H S Ratnagar
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Peshawar Swung on landing ran off strip Undercarra
16 Jan 42 Lysander II R2033 Plt Offr C Satyanarayana
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Peshawar Swung on landing ran off strip Undercarra
08 Feb 42 Lysander II L4740 Plt Offr F P Amber
AC Ramzan Ali
2 Sqn Landed and overturned after hitting drain at Bhopa
12 Feb 42 Lysander II Flt Lt Niranjan Prasad
Sgt E S Moyer RCAF
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Baled out after being hitby our own AA fire
15 Feb 42 Lysander II P9120 Plt Offr Yeshwant Vinayak Malse
Click to View Record 1 Sqn DNE Ac destroyed in Jap Raid on Magwe
23 Feb 42 Lysander II Fg Offr Jatain Kumar Deuskar +
Sgt Kameshwara Dhora +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Ac crashed after tipping over on landing - Gunner
01 Mar 42 Lysander II DG447 Sqn Ldr Karun Krishna Majumdar
Sgt Rustomji
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Forcelanded in forest - Lashio to Mensom. Due to e
03 Mar 42 Lysander II L4748 Plt Offr K H Motishaw
Sgt A Algar RAF +
2 Sqn landed at Drighroad, 20lb bomb blew up killing gnr
16 Mar 42 Lysander II N1209 Plt Offr C M Cariappa
Major Dimsdale GLO
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Collided with K1286 Wapiti during take off. Aircra
20 Mar 42 Lysander II N1256 Plt Offr Shankar Chakravarthy +
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Taken off for Practice Flying at 1020 Hours. Befor
28 Mar 42 Lysander II P9194 Flt Lt S S Majithia
Plt Offr D R Reddy
Click to View Record Click to View Record 2 Sqn Crashed on landing. Crew injured. Pilot undershot
08 Apr 42 Lysander II R2007
1 Sqn Overshot on landing and ran off landing ground int
21 Apr 42 Lysander II P9121 Plt Offr Dharamraj Goordeen +
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Fatal Flying Crash.
12 May 42 Lysander II Plt Offr F D A Moses +
Plt Offr R A P Larive
4 Sqn Crashed in square 7845. Cause not known. Moses kil
30 May 42 Lysander II L4808 Plt Offr S A JOSEPH
AC1 Ernest FOXALL +
Click to View Record 4 CD Flt I Took off in Coarse pitch while taking delivery - c
14 Sep 42 Lysander II L4770 Plt Offr Salahuddin
Cpl R N Sahai
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Crashed . Crew injured and admitted to Hospital
22 Sep 42 Lysander II Plt Offr P N Katrak
Sqn Ldr Babner
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Forcelanded 40m SW of Fort Sandeman. Lost his way
28 Dec 42 Lysander II N1242 Plt Offr P N Katrak
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Forcelanded 5m SE of Kohat - Siezed engine. Airfra
16 Mar 43 Lysander II R2007
151OTU Undercarriage collapsed on Landing
24 Mar 43 Lysander II P1675 Plt Offr S B Noronha
Click to View Record 4 Sqn Hyd Sind - Crashed at Khipro at approx 1300 hours
28 Mar 43 Lysander II P9057
22AACU
17 Apr 43 Lysander II N1295
151OTU Loss of power on TO, overshot wall hit hillock and

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