IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

1977 : 10

A total of 10 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 77 Gnat Flt Lt Ajit Singh Lamba
Click to View Record A1ATU Srinagar Valley - Pulled canopy lever while going
27 Jan 77 Gnat E-1037 Fg Offr Chander Shekhar +
9 Sqn Did not pull out from a R/P live dive and crashed
05 Apr 77 Dakota C-47 VT-EEL Sqn Ldr Manoj Chandra Goel +
Flt Lt Darryl Raymond Kumar +
NRSA NRSA. 4 killed incl F/Lt N L Dewan (10241), Flt Lt
18 May 77 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Lt Raj Kumar Poonia
Flt Lt Ramesh Bakshi
Click to View Record Click to View Record Martin Baker List
20 May 77 MiG-21 FL C-1004 Flt Lt Simhakutty Varthaman
Click to View Record 1 Sqn Engine fire followed by catastrophic disintegratio
25 May 77 Dakota C-47 IJ-297
13 Aug 77 Gnat IE-1246 Fg Offr Pradeep Kumar Sahu +
2 Sqn In Memoriam
20 Aug 77 Gnat E-300 Flt Lt Anjum Nabi Azmi
9 Sqn Severe Lateral rocking, a/c went out of control, E
15 Oct 77 MiG-21 FL Flt Lt Z A V Fernandes +
47 Sqn In Memoriam
04 Nov 77 Tupolev-124 V-643 Wg Cdr Clarence Joseph D'Lima +
Sqn Ldr Cyriac Mathew +
Click to View Record AHQ Comm S Cr at Guwahati 5 Killed Tekalgaon village. Nav W/

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