IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1948 : 2 1949 : 2 1952 : 1 1954 : 1 1967 : 2 1970 : 1 1971 : 2 1976 : 2 1984 : 1 1986 : 1 1987 : 2 1989 : 1 1990 : 1 1991 : 1 1992 : 1
1994 : 1 1995 : 1 1998 : 1 1999 : 1 2001 : 1 2004 : 1 2015 : 1 2016 : 3 2018 : 1

A total of 32 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
22 Mar 48 Tempest II PR-660 Flt Lt Saradindu Das Gupta +
10 Sqn Crashed during an operational sortie in Kashmir
05 Nov 48 Tempest II HA-416 Plt Offr Ivor Patrick Carrapiett +
10 Sqn
16 Nov 49 Tempest II Flt Lt Baldev Singh Dogra
Click to View Record 10 Sqn collided with above - Plt BO
16 Nov 49 Tempest II Fg Offr Neville Wyse Harrison +
10 Sqn Bird hit and MAC with wingman over Cal 11k in all
30 Jan 52 Tempest II HA-464 Flt Lt Dilbagh Singh
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Nosed over vertically - written off
19 Jan 54 Tempest II Sqn Ldr George Henry King
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Possibly Repaired Pilot OK
01 May 67 HF-24 Marut BD-831 Fg Offr Sukhwant Singh +
10 Sqn A/c crashed with pilot in cockpit. CoI could not e
16 Jul 67 HF-24 Marut BD-841 Wg Cdr Vishwanatha Krishnamurthy
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Both engine failed, Ejected
12 Sep 70 HF-24 Marut BD-853 Wg Cdr Onkar Nath Kacker +
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Cr at Uttarlai, Tyre burst on TO.
04 Mar 71 HF-24 Marut BD-863 Flt Lt Sushil Agnihotri
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Cr at SK Range; Pilot got lost and Ejected
09 Dec 71 HF-24 Marut BD-858
10 Sqn SD AAA Kotri near Hyderabad. A/c from 220 sqn
23 Jul 76 HF-24 Marut Fg Offr Uday Shankar Gelli
10 Sqn Engine caught fire. Pilot Ejected
06 Oct 76 HF-24 Marut D-1247 Flt Lt Samavedam Vera Raja Sekhar
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Ferry for AF day display. Ejected after inflight e
06 Jul 84 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Vinod Francis Pulikodan Varkey +
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Crash in Pali Rajasthan. Lost contact with Control
18 Jul 86 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Atalgatha Gundu Rao Narhari +
10 Sqn Killed in Crash - No Further Details
21 May 87 MiG-23 BN Sqn Ldr Vinaykumar Suryakant Bhisey +
10 Sqn LL Night Sortie. Lost contact with FC. A ball of f
12 Nov 87 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Uttam Kumar Devnath
10 Sqn Ejected after throttle restriction. Samand 40 km f
07 Apr 89 MiG-23 BN Sqn Ldr Suresh Gattu
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Mark and Gattu had gone for a 2v1 with Raghu prasa
10 Jan 90 MiG-23 UM Fg Offr Naveen Sharma +
Sqn Ldr Awinash Ramkrishna Nerurkar
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Bird Hit, flame out on approach. Ejected. Parachut
25 Jan 91 MiG-23 BN SM-212
10 Sqn First Solo. Heavy touchdown. U/C collapsed. Pilot
22 Jan 92 MiG-23 BN Fg Offr Sunil Bajpai +
10 Sqn Cr at 1200 hours on the range. Turning downwind an
15 Jan 94 MiG-27 M Fg Offr Boomapally Srinivas Reddy
10 Sqn No. 2 in 2 ac Bomb LDA sortie. Flameout, no religh
25 May 95 MiG-27 M TS-614 Wg Cdr Jasvinder Chauhan
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Aircraft caught fire during pull up for a steep di
21 Mar 98 MiG-27 M Sqn Ldr Rajiv Kumar Mendiratta
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Engine burst on T/O roll. Turbine blade flew off a
02 Jul 99 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Deepak Sharma +
10 Sqn Cr during take-off. Unstick and nose wheel touched
05 Jul 01 MiG-23 U Sqn Ldr Rajendra Nalsingrao Gaekwad
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Cr Thumbali Dani Vill Jodhpur. Dual check sortie a
28 Apr 04 MiG-27 M
10 Sqn Range Sortie, developed hydralic failure and R/T i
27 Jan 15 MiG-27 UPG TU-545
10 Sqn Cr at Uttarlai. Expected Engine problem due to Aut
01 May 16 MiG-27 UPG TU-652
10 Sqn DNE. TU-652 and 664 collided on ground. They were
01 May 16 MiG-27 UPG TU-664
10 Sqn Possibly Repaired DNE. TU-652 and 664 collided on ground. They were
13 Jun 16 MiG-27 UPG TU-657
10 Sqn TD. Cr Jodhpur, Pilot ejected. crashed at 1130 hou
04 Sep 18 MiG-27 UPG TU-643
10 Sqn TD + HE(S). crashed near Jodhpur's Deolia village.

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