IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

1975 : 25

A total of 25 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 75 Gnat E-319 Plt Offr Ajeet Mukerjee +
Click to View Record 22 Sqn Died in air crash - Source: 22 Sqn Book
10 Jan 75 Gnat E-1050 Fg Offr Ashok Toshkani +
Click to View Record 9 Sqn Collinded with a HF-24 after landing . Gnat which
24 Jan 75 Sukhoi-7 Sqn Ldr Dilip Kamalakar Parulkar
Click to View Record Ejected after TO - Engine flameout
25 Jan 75 Hunter Flt Lt Vasant Vasudevan
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
04 Feb 75 Dakota C-47 IJ-818
25 Feb 75 MiG-21 U U-666 Sqn Ldr Janak Pratap Singh
Flt Lt S G Bose
Click to View Record 3 Sqn AC caught fire, Both Pilots ejected
21 Mar 75 Mil Mi-4 Flt Lt Surinder Singh Bali +
Flt Lt Kanchulli Vasudevan Nambiar +
Click to View Record 111 HU ac took off from Hasimara early mng, and the chopp
08 Apr 75 MiG-21 FL Flt Lt Partha Das Gupta +
Click to View Record 28 Sqn Eng Flmae out Bird Hit on TO Tezpur. Ejected but k
10 Apr 75Unidentified HC
Ditched in Sea off Santa Cruz, Pilots rescued
11 Apr 75 MiG-21 FL Wg Cdr Tekkidath Vijayan Nair Vijayan +
Click to View Record 3 Sqn MACW MiG Killed
11 Apr 75 MiG-21 FL Sqn Ldr Mohammad Raza Shirazi
Click to View Record 3 Sqn MACW MiG Ejected
22 Apr 75 Hunter Flt Lt Nirmal Kumar Bhasin
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
27 Apr 75 HS-748 H-1520 Sqn Ldr Habib Ali Izzat
Sqn Ldr J J Singh
NSS Cr at Yallahanpur. Training sortie. No injuries
03 May 75C-46 Commando C Flt Lt Yoginder Kumar Mehta +
Flt Lt Paramjit Singh Bhandari +
ARC F/L SK Sharma (10260) also died
14 May 75 Gnat E-308 Fg Offr Harmohinder Singh Billing +
Click to View Record 23 Sqn Cr due to Hobson Unit failure causing the ac to ba
19 May 75 Dakota C-47 BJ-975
10 Jul 75 HF-24 Marut Flt Lt Leyland Andrew Fernandez
Click to View Record Martin Baker List
17 Jul 75 Hunter F56 Fg Offr Sajjan Singh Rana +
Click to View Record 27 Sqn Crashed into Hills NW of Pathankot. Wreckage not f
14 Aug 75 Mil Mi-4 Flt Lt Anang Mohan Bose
ARC Cr Naokhali District, Bangladesh 8 k. Civlian Co-P
27 Aug 75 Sukhoi-7 Fg Offr Shashi Kiron Macsuedon +
Click to View Record 26 Sqn Crashed during a 2 ac LL strike with bouncer
30 Sep 75 MiG-21 FL
29 Sqn Birdhit - DNE
06 Oct 75 Hunter Plt Offr Jai Kumar Kartha +
10 Oct 75 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Cdt Gopa Kumar Nair +
AFA Date given as 9/10 in In Memoriam
01 Nov 75 Kiran HJT-16 Lt G V Sarathi +
Flt Lt Anil Kumar Oberoi +
AFA The reason established was Carbon Monoxide poisoni
11 Nov 75 HF-24 Marut D-1258 Flt Lt Philop Edmund D'Souza +
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Aerobatics, went into spin. Ejected but did not su

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