IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

1969 : 24

A total of 24 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 69 Harvard T-6 Fg Offr R K Puri
TTW DNE. At about 300 ft the engine failed with a loud
21 Feb 69 Dakota C-47 IJ-820
27 Feb 69 Sukhoi-7U Wg Cdr Kshirode Krishna Sen
Flt Lt Rattan Lal Bamzai
Click to View Record Click to View Record At Bareilly. Flt Lt Bamzai 2nd pilot.
12 Mar 69 Hunter Fg Offr Jamshed Shavek Billimoria +
Click to View Record 20 Sqn Cr while landing at Jamnagar.
16 Mar 69 Vampire FB52 Flt Cdt Bhanu Hora +
FTW In Memoriam
01 Apr 69 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Jawahar Lal Bhargava
Click to View Record Bird hit near Ambala air base - ejected safely
14 Apr 69 Dakota C-47 BJ-913
27 Jun 69 HT-2 Flt Lt Sridharan +
AFFC In Memoriam. No Service Number Given
30 Jun 69 Packet C-119 Flt Lt Chendira Cariapa Bopanna +
Fg Offr Fali Jal Irani +
Click to View Record 12 Sqn Cr Burhere 27km from Agra 14 AF Killed/ Fg Offr Sa
30 Jun 69 Mil Mi-4 Fg Offr Arvind Kumar Baveja +
Fg Offr Vijay Kumar Batra +
116 HU 4 AF personnel and 8 Civilians killed . , it was
04 Jul 69 Gnat E-309 Fg Offr Ravinder Singh Mamik +
21 Sqn In Memoriam
11 Jul 69 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Vijay Rajan +
7 Sqn Ejected after an engine flame-out during LL Nav. T
18 Jul 69 Alize IN-214 Lt Cdr Ashok Roy
Lt Lall
NAVY - INA Ditched in Sea after throttle stuck
30 Jul 69 Gnat IE-1109 Flt Lt Sukhdarshan Singh +
23 Sqn MAC. Wg Cdr Rajeshwar Singh, leader of the 4 ac fo
30 Jul 69 Gnat E-248 Fg Offr Paramjit Singh Nanra +
23 Sqn MAC. Wg Cdr Rajeshwar Singh, leader of the 4 ac fo
20 Aug 69 Sea Hawk IN-189 Cdr Kanjilal
NAVY - INA flame out during appr to Vikrant - Ejected
22 Aug 69 Mystere IVa Fg Offr Devinder Singh Sethi +
3 Sqn Three Civilians killed, 2 injured
01 Sep 69 Vampire FB52 Flt Cdt Narendra Pawar
FTW DNE. Solo navigation trip got lost and ran out of
01 Sep 69 Vampire FB52 Flt Cdt Surinder Winkle Chib
23 Sep 69 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Praveen Sharma +
low flying sortie and he had a flame out. He trie
24 Sep 69 MiG-21 FL Flt Lt Suresh Chandra Singh +
29 Sqn In Memoriam. Crashed during a tail chase sortie
25 Sep 69 Sukhoi-7U U-872 Flt Lt Har Kishan Lal Saxena
Sqn Ldr Rhitendra Kishore Chanda
Click to View Record Click to View Record 221 Sqn Cr after doing a roller take off from Barielly aft
27 Sep 69 MiG-21 FL Flt Lt Manickam Karthigeyan +
8 Sqn Aborted takeoff. Went thru boundary wall crashed
03 Oct 69 Hunter Fg Offr Vijayshekhran Balraj +
OCU RPM stuck at 6800. Was told to come in to landing.

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