IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1965 : 3 1971 : 3 1973 : 1 1978 : 1 1989 : 1 1991 : 1 2000 : 1 2009 : 1

A total of 12 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa IA-1007 Sqn Ldr Anthony Louis Mousinho
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
06 Sep 65 Mystere IVa - -
31 Sqn Dest on ground Pathankot by F-86
13 Sep 65 Mystere IVa Flt Lt Tajinder Singh Sethi
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Shotdown by AAA
19 Apr 71 Mystere IVa Flt Lt Suresh Ramniklal Kapadia +
31 Sqn
05 Dec 71 Mystere IVa IA-954 Flt Lt Aditya Vikram Pethia
Click to View Record 31 Sqn SD AAA 0715 Hrs Bhawalnagar
08 Dec 71 Mystere IVa Sqn Ldr Anukul
31 Sqn SD near Haveli
23 Feb 73 Mystere IVa IA-1018 Flt Lt Noshir Soli Mistry
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Flameout. Ejected
08 Jul 78 HF-24 Marut D-1276 Sqn Ldr Joginder Singh Kapoor +
Click to View Record 31 Sqn
01 Dec 89 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Ajay Ahuja
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Over Range
19 Sep 91 MiG-23 BN Wg Cdr Sanjoy Bose +
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Crashed after Flameout
25 Apr 00 MiG-23 BN Sqn Ldr Madati Raj Kumar +
31 Sqn Bhirdhar vill,Patiala Dist, 0810 Hrs
30 Nov 09 Sukhoi Su-30 MKI Wg Cdr Atul Srivastava
Flt Lt S Arora
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Pokhran range work, one engine caught fire during

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