IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1941 : 2 1942 : 6

A total of 8 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
10 Jun 41 Wapiti IIA K2289
5 CD Flt I 1SFTS 5CDF hit rock in FL non night navex Jungshah
04 Oct 41 Wapiti IIA K1260
5 CD Flt I Over Delhi , force landed Bhuj 4 Oct 41
20 Feb 42 Wapiti IIA K1308 Plt Offr Arora
Plt Offr Sandhu
Click to View Record Click to View Record 5 CD Flt I Ditched in Sea of Cochin, P/O Sandhu OK. (Service
28 May 42 Wapiti IIA K1291 Plt Offr Gerald Ernest Sequeira
5 CD Flt I ran into soft ground and tipped up Cochin 28-5-42
09 Jun 42 Wapiti IIA K1254 Plt Offr Francis Mousinho +
Plt Offr Lakshman Sarup +
5 CD Flt I Lost at Sea , Plt Offr Francis Mousinho MIA
25 Jul 42 Wapiti IIA K1290 Plt Offr Gerald Ernest Sequeira +
Plt Offr Nasir-Ud-Din +
5 CD Flt I Crashed in Bay of Bengal P/O Nasir Ud Din also kil
15 Sep 42 DH86A HX789
5 CD Flt I Cr on TO from cochin due to incorrected swing
15 Sep 42 DH86A HX789
5 CD Flt I Former VT-AKM - Cr on TO from cochin due to incorr

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