IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


1968 : 24

A total of 24 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
05 Jan 68 Auster Capt Manmohan Singh Kent +
ARMY In Memoriam
15 Jan 68 Mystere IVa Air Cmde Maheshwar Das Khanna
Click to View Record DNE AOC of Ambala - Unknown Date during tenure
15 Jan 68 Harvard T-6 Flt Lt Adesh Pal +
Flt Cdt Harish G Ramaye+
AFFC Crashed near Mandor Garden
22 Jan 68 Vampire T55 Sqn Ldr Mohinder Kumar Jain
Sqn Ldr Chongtham Birendra Singh +
Click to View Record FTW Failed to recover from a spin
29 Jan 68 MiG-21 FL Wg Cdr Sudesh Kumar Dahar +
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Cr after Flypast - Went into cloud - Disoriented
31 Jan 68 HT-2 Flt Lt Arjun Runganadhan
Flt Cdt Prakash Singh Sumbria +
Click to View Record EFS Aircraft failed to recover from spin. Instructor b
07 Feb 68 Antonov An-12 BL-534 Flt Lt Harkewal Singh +
Sqn Ldr Pran Nath Malhotra +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 25 Sqn Missing over Rohtang Pass - Wreck found in 2003. N
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
29 Mar 68 MiG-21 FL Fg Offr Alfred Antony Almedia +
1 Sqn Killed on AA Missile sortie
08 Apr 68 HF-24 Marut Flt Lt Inderjit Singh Sandhu
Click to View Record ASTE Ejected over Kanpur
16 Apr 68 Vampire T55 Plt Offr N Ahmed
Flt Lt J Singh
FTW Martin Baker List
17 Apr 68 Dakota C-47 Fg Offr Nilkanth Sakharam Joshi +
Fg Offr Sudhir Shripad Gokhale +
In Memoriam. RSQH: whether it is a fact that in th
19 Apr 68 MiG-21 U U-460 Flt Lt J P Singh
Flt Lt Anil Yeshwant Tipnis
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Possibly Repaired DeadStick Landing after engine failed on approach.
24 Apr 68 Gnat E-238 Fg Offr Raymond Henry Christopher Vaz +
K in Crash, TO from Ambala.
08 May 68 Caribou DHC-4 BM-785 Flt Lt Mohinder Pall Singh Bains +
Fg Offr Vijay Kohli +
33 Sqn F/o Vijay Kohli (9013) also died
11 May 68 Dakota C-47 Fg Offr Tejwant Singh Chowdhary +
Fg Offr Naunehal Singh Sondhi +
Click to View Record 49 Sqn Cr Mizo Hills
11 May 68 Otter DHC-3 IM-1719 Sqn Ldr Baldev Singh +
Fg Offr Virender Singh Randhawa +
41 Sqn Cr during test sortie
20 Jul 68 Canberra PR 57 Flt Lt Hardial Singh +
Flt Lt Jaya Belle Shetty +
Click to View Record 106 Sqn Cr during Training Agra.
13 Aug 68 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Anand Kumar Agrawala +
ATW In Memoriam. Near Gurdaspur. PIB Release
20 Aug 68 Vampire FB52 Sub Lt H S Atwal +
FTW Crashed on the runway on takeoff on his first solo
20 Sep 68 Hunter Fg Offr Harjit Singh Chowhan +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
05 Oct 68 Gnat E-260 Fg Offr Kapoor Singh Dalal +
9 Sqn Cr near Phillaur. Reported control difficulties, c
05 Oct 68Unidentified Plt Offr Suresh Chander Sudan +
The Government of India regret to afl.ou.flco the
07 Nov 68 Hunter Fg Offr Tirath Singh Sandhu +
7 Sqn In Memoriam

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