IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

1989 : 30

A total of 30 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
01 Jan 89 Cheetah SA-315 Sqn Ldr Harindu Kumar Bajaj +
Cr Banhilal Pass 3 K Not in In Memoriam
02 Jan 89 Hunter Lt Akhil Pundir +
12 Jan 89 HT-2 IX-858 Wg Cdr Manu Dutt +
Flt Lt Anurag Gupta +
Click to View Record FIS Cr nr Madras
23 Jan 89 MiG-21
10 km fm Chandigarh at Zeerakhpur
26 Feb 89 Cheetah SA-315 Wg Cdr Chekuri Mohan Rao +
117 HU Cr Baralachla Pass - victims evac by 132FAC
03 Mar 89 Jaguar IS JS-150 Sqn Ldr Evlp Parmesh Babu
14 Sqn Crash landed in a Jaguar on Mar 3rd 1989. Unhurt.
30 Mar 89 Deepak HPT-32 IN-034 Lt Cdr Syam Sunder
NAVY Cr on landing
07 Apr 89 MiG-23 BN Sqn Ldr Suresh Gattu
Click to View Record 10 Sqn Mark and Gattu had gone for a 2v1 with Raghu prasa
12 Apr 89 Canberra B 66 F-1020 Sqn Ldr Udai Sivram Soman +
Flt Lt Konur Chandran Vinod +
Click to View Record 6 Sqn Cr Uralikanchan Pune 40 km fm Lohegaon
13 Apr 89 MiG-21 Bis Flt Lt Ashish Agarwal +
26 Sqn Crashed while leading a 2 ac LL gun and missile at
15 Apr 89 Ajeet E-1960 Lt Uday Kumar Sondhi
2 Sqn Cr L a/c in unpopulated area Got SC
17 Apr 89 HT-2 Wg Cdr Ashok Kumar Dasgupta +
Capt V Chand
FIS Cr marimalia ngr Capt V Chand Killed
23 Apr 89 MiG-21 Sqn Ldr Kulwant Singh Dhindsa +
37 Sqn In Memoriam
03 May 89 MiG-21
[afm/au/6/89] from Ambala
10 May 89 MiG-21 Bis Wg Cdr Rabin Kumar Ghosh
3 Sqn BO Engine flame out at Jaisalmer
10 May 89Unidentified T
AFA Cr Masaipet Village Medak Dist
11 May 89 Ajeet E-1966 Fg Offr Sanjay Shivraj +
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Kalaikunda - Cr during formation flying
17 May 89 MiG-23 Sqn Ldr Pradeep Singh
Click to View Record Bodakdev Vill Ahmedabad
31 May 89 Chetak Lt Chandrakumar +
NAVY Wirestrike at Rameshwaram 5 Killed
01 Jun 89 MiG-29 KB -714 Sqn Ldr Rakesh Madan
47 Sqn .DNE Ran off Runway - Aircraft Cat E - not repaire
06 Jun 89 Jaguar IS Sqn Ldr Sanjay Raghunath Karve +
ASTE HAL Blore 1 on Ground Killed
15 Jun 89 MiG-23 UM Sqn Ldr Deepak Chaudhuri +
Sqn Ldr Archel Joseph Thomas +
221 Sqn Cr during night sortie
20 Jul 89 MiG-21 Plt Offr Sanjay Tandon +
3 Sqn Lost way on solo flight, crashed 40NM from ptkt
01 Sep 89 Otter DHC-3 - -
59 Sqn DNE Ac airlifted by Mi-8. Broke loose, glided in a
08 Oct 89 Mirage 2000 KF-102 Wg Cdr Ramesh Bakshi +
Click to View Record 7 Sqn Cr AF Day Flypast 2 k on ground
24 Oct 89 MiG-21 Fg Offr Ajay Srivastava +
45 Sqn In Memoriam
10 Nov 89 MiG-21 Sqn Ldr Bondugula Vijay Kumar Reddy
Click to View Record 108 Sqn 4 km from adampur Kathania Vill
16 Nov 89 MiG-21 Fg Offr Ranjan Krishnan +
32 Sqn In Memoriam
16 Nov 89 Kiran HJT-16 Sub Lt Rajendra Vinayak Rao Kunte +
AFA Medak dist
01 Dec 89 MiG-23 BN Flt Lt Ajay Ahuja
Click to View Record 31 Sqn Over Range

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