IAF, IA and IN Aircraft Losses Database


2021 : 11

A total of 11 Accidents and Losses are listed.


DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewPhotoUnitRemarks
05 Jan 21 MiG-21 Bison
23 Sqn
25 Jan 21 Dhruv WSI
ARMY - 254 crashed in Kathua district's Lakhanpur
17 Mar 21 MiG-21 Bison Gp Capt Ashish Gupta +
Click to View Record TACDE
20 May 21 MiG-21 Bison Sqn Ldr Abhinav Chaudhari +
23 Sqn Crashed at about 2320 hrs in village Langiana Pura
03 Aug 21 Dhruv WSI Lt Col S S Bhatt +
Capt Jayant Joshi +
ARMY - 254 Crashed into the Ranjit Sagar Dam.
25 Aug 21 MiG-21 Bison CU-2266
4 Sqn Malfunction soon after take off. Had to eject from
21 Sep 21 Cheetah SA-315 Maj Rohit Kumar +
Maj Anuj Rajput +
ARMY - 662 Crasjed Shiv Garh Dhar in Udhampur. Near Patnitop
21 Oct 21 Mirage 2000
7 Sqn Technical malfunction. Ejected
18 Nov 21 Mil Mi-17 Z-3023 Sqn Ldr Reddy
110 HU Crash landed at Rochham helipad. 4 crew safe, 1 in
08 Dec 21 Mil Mi-17 V5 ZP-5164 Wg Cdr Prithvi Singh Chauhan +
Sqn Ldr Kuldeep Singh +
Click to View Record Click to View Record 109 HU Cr at Cunnor on way to Wellington. 5 crew and 9 pa
24 Dec 21 MiG-21 Bison Wg Cdr Harshit Sinha +
Click to View Record 51 Sqn Cr near Jaisalmer. Dark Night. Went down on SRE Ap

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