IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1963 : 1 1964 : 1 1965 : 2 1966 : 1 1968 : 1 1971 : 2 1976 : 2 1982 : 2 1989 : 1 1998 : 1 2011 : 1

A total of 15 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
20 Mar 63 Vampire Flt Lt Shashikant Shankar Jamdar +
108 Sqn In Memoriam. A Vampire aircraft crashed near Jullu
15 May 64 Vampire PR55 Fg Offr Devinder Singh Dhillon+
Plt Offr Sumatt Singh Sandhu +
108 Sqn From Pathankot Fg Off S S Sandhu killed
26 May 65 Vampire T55 Sqn Ldr Nuggehalli Krishnaswamy Ramprasad +
Flt Lt Sant Pershad Mangla +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Bird hit during practice flt
10 Sep 65 Vampire T55 BY-413 Sqn Ldr Maurice John Marston +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Dest on ground Baghdogra by F-86
08 Oct 66 Vampire T55 Fg Offr Rajan Onkar Ban +
Fg Offr Surrinder Singh Sehgal +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn In Memoriam
09 Feb 68 Vampire FB52 IB-201 Fg Offr Satish Kumar Jain
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Engine Failure. Baled out. accident occurred 4 mil
04 Dec 71 Sukhoi-7 Flt Lt Deepak Ramachandra Natu
108 Sqn AAA Dam Ejected Tac Supp Ejected
10 Dec 71 Sukhoi-7 B-798 Flt Lt Swadesh Kumar Chibber +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn SD AAA 0915 Hrs at Mandi Sadiqganj
03 Feb 76 MiG-21 FL Sqn Ldr Gulshan Kapur
108 Sqn MAC between S/L G Kapur and K L Umesh - S/L Kapur
03 Feb 76 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Konda Lakshman Umesh +
108 Sqn MAC between S/L G Kapur and K L Umesh - S/L Kapur
08 Jun 82 MiG-21 Fg Offr Avinah Narain Gadgil +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Hoshaipur Dist.
28 Jul 82 MiG-21 Fg Offr Shivaram Vijay Kumar +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn In Memoriam
10 Nov 89 MiG-21 Sqn Ldr Bondugula Vijay Kumar Reddy
Click to View Record 108 Sqn 4 km from adampur Kathania Vill
27 Oct 98 MiG-21 M Fg Offr Manu Srivastava +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Pathankot AFB Cr Kangra Dist
02 Aug 11 MiG-21 M Fg Offr Suraj Mohankumar Pillai +
Click to View Record 108 Sqn Routine training sortie. Crashed near the airfield

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