IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database

2000 : 28

A total of 28 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
10 Jan 00 MiG-27 M Flt Lt Victor Singh +
29 Sqn Cr during a night sortie over pokhran range
02 Feb 00 MiG-23 BN
Engine Failure
23 Feb 00 Antonov An-32 K-2690
43 Sqn Cr Vijaynagar ALG - s/n as seen by reporters
14 Mar 00 Iskra TS-11 W-1742 Sqn Ldr Vishal Mehta +
408 AFS Ha Tumkunta Village, from Hakimpet Fg Off KH Singh BO
14 Mar 00 MiG-23 U
Mechanical Failure
25 Mar 00 MiG-23 U Sqn Ldr Gabriel Raymond Rueben
Flt Lt P K Singh
Click to View Record 220 Sqn Cr Kargil Sector, Both Pts Ejected, Eng Flameout
25 Apr 00 MiG-23 BN Sqn Ldr Madati Raj Kumar +
31 Sqn Bhirdhar vill,Patiala Dist, 0810 Hrs
06 May 00 MiG-21
10 May 00 MiG-23 Sqn Ldr Surendar Singh Dalal
Aitiyan vill, TO fm Halwara 2km, Pt BO
17 May 00 Cheetah SA-315 Wg Cdr Chandra Singh +
Click to View Record 117 HU Cr Barachla Pass, Lahaul Spiti
17 May 00 Cheetah SA-315 Flt Lt Amit Goel +
Cr Suraj Tal, HP
23 May 00 Kiran HJT-16 U-837 Sqn Ldr Mukesh Nema
Sqn Ldr Harsh Vardhan Thakur
Click to View Record Click to View Record AFA Cr Nittor Vill, TO Bidar AFS Both Pts BO. Sqn Ldr
23 May 00 MiG-21 Bis Fg Offr Ajay Jetley +
26 Sqn Nimbala vill 32km fm Barmer , TO Uttarlai 07156 Hr
12 Jun 00 MiG-27 M TS-638 Sqn Ldr Ameet Indukumar Joshi
Click to View Record 2 Sqn Cr in House Midnapore Dist, Fm KKD. A MiG-27 IAF a
12 Jun 00 Cheetah SA-315
ARMY Cr Watlab, Maj Gen J S Mukherjee, Brig + 2 unhurt
02 Jul 00 Cheetah SA-315 Flt Lt Sameer Riaz Kagdi +
Flt Lt Siddharth Puranik +
Click to View Record 114 HU Cr Ladakh, 2 K incl 1 ITBP offr,
13 Jul 00 MiG-21 U Wg Cdr Anil Kumar Murgai +
Sqn Ldr Vinay Kumar Srivastava +
Click to View Record 8 Sqn KKD Cr Midnapore
05 Aug 00 MiG-21 Bis Flt Lt Shreya Shukla +
Click to View Record 21 Sqn Cr in Palam AFS after TO, birdhit and fire
27 Sep 00 Cheetah SA-315
Kwang Village Lahaul Spiti 3 injured
03 Oct 00 Cheetah SA-315 Flt Lt V Krishnamurthy +
114 HU Crashed Siachen Glacier
13 Oct 00 MiG-21 M Sqn Ldr Mohan Kumar +
37 Sqn Bikaner, Cr Dingsari Killing one on ground
16 Oct 00 MiG-21 U Fg Offr Jodh Singh +
Sqn Ldr Kago Gyati
MOFTU MACW MiG Darrang Sonitpur Sqn Ldr Kago Ejected
16 Oct 00 MiG-21 U
MOFTU MACW MiG Darrang Sonitpur , Assam Dist.
17 Oct 00 Mil Mi-17
128 HU Cr Arunachal Pradesh, 1 Killed Sgt S Paul 765885
06 Nov 00 MiG-21 Sqn Ldr Sudipta Bandopadhaya
Cr Pathankot AFS, Pilot Baled out
12 Nov 00 Mil Mi-8 Z-2346 Sqn Ldr Anil Sharma +
Sqn Ldr Mohmmad Sadaket Pathan +
Click to View Record 119 HU + 5 BSF k Dhora Pran Area, Nal. A MI-8 Helicopter
15 Nov 00 MiG-27 M TS-510
TO Hashmara Cr 32 km at Jaipalguri. Flameout on ap
18 Dec 00 MiG-21 Bis Fg Offr Umesh Chandra Chaudhary +
4 Sqn Cr Samu Vill, from Uttarlai Airfield

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