IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

1983 : 23

A total of 23 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
11 Jan 83 BN2 Defender Lt C P Omanukuttan
NAVY - INA Cr in Sea Took off Alleypey
19 Jan 83 Ajeet E-2012 Fg Offr John Lancelot Cutinha
9 Sqn U/C Lever stuck and could not be lowered. Ejected
22 Jan 83 Hunter Flt Lt Nagendra Nath Aurora +
27 Sqn In Memoriam
23 Jan 83 Kiran HJT-16
Hakimpet AFA - Zambian trainee and IAF Instr eject
24 Jan 83 Canberra T 54 Wg Cdr Dilip Kumar Ranchhoddas Asher +
Jaspal Singh Ahluwalia
Click to View Record 6 Sqn BL aircraft at Pune, AC burned Plt K Crew OK
29 Jan 83 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Lt Amar Singh Ganpatrao Patil
Click to View Record Martin Baker List Lt G S Maneklala
27 Feb 83 Hunter Fg Offr K Singh
Martin Baker List
04 Mar 83 Chetak Lt Col Panni Korema Madhavan +
Capt D K Malhotra
ARMY - 17 In Memoriam
22 Mar 83 Canberra B(I) 58 Sqn Ldr Baldeep Singh Jaspal +
Sqn Ldr Romesh Kant Dikshit +
6 Sqn 3 km from Lohegaon 2k R K Dixit Nav. One bad engi
30 Mar 83 Kiran HJT-16 U-848 Flt Cdt Dharwarkar
AFA Cr Mylavaram Krishna Dist on a solo NAV flight
13 Apr 83 Super Constellation IN-316
NAVY - INA Inadvertant U/C retr at Mumbai AC SOC
19 Apr 83 Chetak Flt Lt Ganapathy Sarma Padam Kumar +
Plt Offr Dharambir Singh Hooda +
116 HU Cr at Manali Both Pilots Froze to Death Plt Offr D
08 Jun 83 Caribou DHC-4 BM-933 Sqn Ldr Sudershan Kumar Goel
Click to View Record 33 Sqn Cr Bussapur Medak Dist 3k 6injured. Fg Offr PK C
18 Jun 83 Sea King IN-506 Lt Cdr V K Ojha +
NAVY Cr in Sea off Cochin 2 Killed
06 Sep 83 MiG-23 BN SM-246 Wg Cdr Hemant Vishnu Khatu
Click to View Record 221 Sqn Bird Hit at 200 MSL, engine fire, ejection during
07 Oct 83 Kiran HJT-16 U-810 Flt Lt Jatinder Singh Dhillon
Click to View Record 5 BRD Ejection after engine failure and unsuccessful rel
09 Oct 83 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Lt Abhay Kumar +
Flt Cdt K M Nair +
AFA Mambapur vill MEDAK Flt Cdt K.M.Nair* Check Date i
13 Oct 83 Kiran HJT-16 Flt Lt P Sharma
Lt N Singh
Martin Baker List
16 Oct 83 MiG-21 Bis Sqn Ldr Biri Singh +
Click to View Record 26 Sqn Cr during LL Pass over Pathankot -AFD celebrations
19 Oct 83 Jaguar IS Flt Lt Ajay Kumar Bugnait
Cr at Hissar due to Bird Hit
02 Nov 83 MiG-21 Fg Offr Vinod Kumar Chama +
24 Sqn Tail Chase following his leader Flt Lt AJS Sandhu.
28 Nov 83 MiG-23 MF Wg Cdr Roy Andrew Massey +
Click to View Record 224 Sqn Cr Tilpat.Bird hit.
29 Dec 83 Mil Mi-8 Sqn Ldr Brij Dev Madhok
Sqn Ldr Rajendra Singh Tandon
Click to View Record Click to View Record Antartic Expedition. While carrying an under-slung

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