IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1943 : 18 1944 : 2

A total of 20 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
06 Feb 43 Harvard IIB FE361 Plt Offr Kartar Singh +
Sgt Ghosh
152OTU Cr Campbellpur - Ghosh survived - 7 Sqdn IAF. Repo
15 Feb 43 Vengeance AN844 Plt Offr Ernest John BUTLER +
Cpl Phillip + (Fitt IIA)
152OTU Cr near Jamrud
01 Mar 43 Harvard IIB FE355
152OTU Cr on Aerodrome
08 Mar 43 Blenheim V BA453
152OTU Cr on Runway , burst into flames Burnt out
13 Mar 43 Harvard IIB FE362
152OTU Cr on Aerodrome
18 Mar 43 Blenheim V BA657
152OTU BL on Runway
25 Mar 43 Vengeance AN865
152OTU Cr on Runway Struct Failure
15 Apr 43 Vengeance AN902
152OTU tipped over on nose - salvaged
16 Apr 43 Vengeance AN977 Sqn Ldr Niranjan Prasad
Click to View Record 152OTU Belly landed on runway - pilot blinded by petrol l
19 Apr 43 Hudson V9199
152OTU From Chaklala cr and burnt out on range 3 cr k
24 Apr 43 Vengeance AP125 Plt Offr Kamal M
Plt Offr MJ Khan
Click to View Record 152OTU Cr 6 miles from unit Pilot TO with Dive brakes on
24 Apr 43 Vengeance AP111
152OTU Cr on runway due to seizure of port brake - crew u
28 Apr 43 Vengeance EZ800
152OTU BL at Aerodrome Hydraulics Failure
29 Apr 43 Vengeance AN997 Plt Offr Harold Brookfield WATERSON +
Plt Offr M K Chand +
152OTU Cr near Bombing range - Chand from 8 Sqdn
07 May 43 Vengeance AP104 Plt Offr Phillips
Click to View Record 152OTU landed off runway and collided with rubble, underc
29 May 43 Vengeance AN913 Plt Offr K S Sandhu +
Sgt Rustomji +
Click to View Record 152OTU Cr on Range
02 Oct 43 Vengeance AN902 Sgt Charles Guy MORRIS +
Sgt Walkington +
152OTU Cr on Bombing range - both crew killed (82 Sqdn)
27 Dec 43 Harvard IIB FE891 Flt Sgt Denis Walter EARNEY +
Sgt Tilbury +
152OTU Killed during practice flying in Harvard
28 Jan 44 Vengeance 1A ES878 Sgt Robert Oswald BROWN +
Sgt Harris +
152OTU Cr Dive bombing on Bombing Range
17 Feb 44 Vengeance AN629 Fg Offr Victor John HILLMAN +
W/O Barlow +
152OTU killed at approx 1415 after flying into Cu Nim Clo

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