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A total of 770 Accidents and Losses are listed.

DateAircraftTail No Pilot/CrewUnit LocationRemarks
12 Apr 46 Spitfire XIVe RN149 Flt Lt P K Sarkar(2443) 7 Sqdn IAF, India Overshot into rough ground, uc ...More
23 Apr 46 Spitfire VIIIc JF782 Plt Offr A M Palamkote(3120) 2 Sqdn IAFMiranshah, India Ferrying from Kohat, landed at ...More
23 Apr 46 Harvard IIB FE603 Flt Lt Kelvington(150322)
A/P/O G D Clarke(3295)
1 SFTSAmbala, India Abandoned after engine failure ...More
01 May 46 Liberator III BZ955 Sqn Ldr Joseph Morphett(407533)
Fg Offr John McCredie(418236)
355 Sqdn, All engines cut; forcelanded 2 ...More
04 May 46 Spitfire XIVe TX976 Plt Offr S Jena(3157) 1 SFTSAmbala, India stalled on landing, uc collaps ...More
06 May 46 Spitfire VIIIc MD347 Plt Offr W H Walmsley(3208) 1 SFTS, India heavylanding in low cloud, BL ...More
12 May 46 Spitfire VIIIc MT744 Fg Offr Randhir Singh(2135) 3 Sqdn IAFSanta Cruz, India Sntacruz UC failed to lock dow ...More
13 May 46 Harvard IIB FE471 Fg Offr Frank Anthony Micetech*(3112) 1 SFTSAmbala, India Crashed on overshoot during pr ...More
18 May 46 Spitfire VIIIc MT728 Plt Offr G Haider(3156) 1 SFTS, India forgot to lower U/C at Bhopal ...More
30 May 46 Harvard IIB FE424 A/P/O J C Plomer(3299)
A/P/O M D Rathan(3300)
1 SFTSAmbala, India Ambala pilot hit FE 712 during ...More
04 Jun 46 Spitfire VIIIc MV236 Fg Offr C K Singha(2361) 9 Sqdn IAF, India engine cut on TO, hit ditch ov ...More
09 Jun 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ186 Fg Offr V J Clowsley(2934) 8 Sqdn IAF, India engine cut in circuit, BL 4 m ...More
13 Jun 46 Spitfire VIIIc MB971 Fg Offr W V A Lloyd(2623) 2 Sqdn IAFMiranshah, India ferry from Kohat to Miranshah. ...More
17 Jun 46 Spitfire XIV RM994 WO Robert Christopher PHILLIPS*(1336497) 28 Sqdn, Malaysia Missing on ferry flight en rou ...More
19 Jun 46 Harvard IIB FE719 Plt Offr Sarwan Singh*(3301) 1 SFTSAmbala, India AC hit ground 15 M NE of Jalan ...More
03 Jul 46 Spitfire VIIIc MV208 Plt Offr Jyotir Moy Bose*(3055) 3 Sqdn IAFKolar, India hit palm tree on rising ground ...More
03 Jul 46 Spitfire XIVe NH806 Fg Offr R B S Karki*(3005) 7 Sqdn IAF, India bird hit during cross country ...More
10 Jul 46 Spitfire VIIIc MD329 Plt Offr Lakshman Mohan Katre(3117) 1 Sqdn IAF, India sqn move to Hakmpet frm Nagpur ...More
24 Jul 46 Spitfire XIVe TX978 Plt Offr G S Dhillon(2638) 7 Sqdn IAF, India Kohat FL after eng fail during ...More
03 Aug 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ110 Plt Offr B J G Cazlett(2923) 6 Sqdn IAFRanchi, India Engine failed to pick up on la ...More
10 Aug 46 Spitfire VIIIc MT611 Plt Offr A M Palamkote(3120) 2 Sqdn IAFKohat, India heavy landed, tyre burst,BL Ko ...More
16 Aug 46 Spitfire XIVe TX974 Fg Offr R K B Singh(3180) 9 Sqdn IAF, India Engine blew up on starting, ac ...More
16 Aug 46 Harvard IIB FS802 Flt Lt Richard Ernest RUSHMORE*(164409)
LAC Wilfred SHORT*(1545937)
322 MUChakeri, India Spun in during unauthorised Lo ...More
21 Aug 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ195 Fg Offr P J Oomen*(3014) 7 Sqdn IAF, India hit ground during dive bomb pr ...More
22 Aug 46 Spitfire VIIIc JF789 Plt Offr A B Patil(3242) 151 OTUPeshawar, India engine failed, belly landed pe ...More
06 Sep 46 Spitfire VIIIc MD316 Plt Offr R W B Bharadwaj(3079) 1 Sqdn IAF, India Forgot to lower U/C. Controlle ...More
08 Sep 46 Spitfire XIVe MV301 Fg Offr R C Dhawan*(3046) 7 Sqdn IAFMiranshah, India engine cut TO on Offensive Rec ...More
12 Sep 46 Spitfire XIV MT848 Fg Offr T B Chowdary(3087) 6 Sqdn IAFRanchi, India eng fail during LL Flying at R ...More
14 Sep 46 Vengeance IV FD382 F Sgt Royston MOORE*(1583911) 22 AACU, India 10m S of Bhopal ac caught fire ...More
18 Sep 46 Spitfire VIIIc MD387 Plt Offr J R Peters(3063) 6 Sqdn IAFRanchi, India tyreburst on TO from Ranchi, B ...More
25 Sep 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ118 Plt Offr S R Bose(3152) AFS(I)Ambala, India stalled whiel landing, bounced ...More
12 Oct 46 Spitfire XIX PM552 P II Ali Leheta(1813331) 34 SqdnAlwar, India ac broke up in air near Alwar ...More
12 Oct 46 Spitfire VIIIc MT873 Plt Offr F D Irani(3240) 1 SFTSAmbala, India trying to avoid parked ac afte ...More
08 Nov 46 Spitfire XIV TZ163 Fg Offr Peters(3063) 6 Sqdn IAFRanchi, India Ranchi ac overturned after swi ...More
02 Dec 46 Hurricane II LE704 Fg Offr D G King-Lee(3040) 9 Sqdn IAF, India Peshawar u/c dam in initial ld ...More
04 Dec 46 Spitfire XIVe SM893 Fg Offr N K Lalkaka(3083) 8 Sqdn IAF, India cross country flt Bhopal to na ...More
09 Dec 46 Spitfire VIIIc NH636 Plt Offr O'Brian(3337) AFS(I)Ambala, India hit by NH901 whilte stationary ...More
17 Dec 46 Spitfire XIVe TZ185 Plt Offr P E Harrington(3239) AFS(I)Ambala, India engine cut on apprach, BL at A ...More
30 Dec 46 Spitfire XIVe RM969 Plt Offr Hakim Rai*(3243) 6 Sqdn IAFRanchi, India Went out of control after loop ...More
10 Jan 47 Spitfire VIIIc MD384 Plt Offr U A Vaz(3342) AFS(I)Ambala, India engine cut on approach, belly ...More
14 Jan 47 Spitfire VIIIc MT828 Plt Offr M U Ducase(3236) 2 Sqdn IAFKohat, India Kohat - tyre Burst on TO and a ...More
16 Jan 47 Spitfire XIVe NH873 Plt Offr R H Beaupert(3293) AFS(I)Ambala, India Tyre burst on TO, BL at Ambala ...More
29 Jan 47 Spitfire VIIIc MT841 Plt Offr P Callaghan(3235) 2 Sqdn IAFKohat, India Kohat ac FL after engine caugh ...More
12 Feb 47 Spitfire XIVe MV371 Fg Offr M Hosain(3001) AFS(I)Ambala, India engine cut, BL, damaged fusela ...More
14 Feb 47 Spitfire VIIIc NH651 Plt Offr G E Wilkes(3284) 7 Sqdn IAF, India Miranshah - ac tipped up after ...More
14 Feb 47 Spitfire PR.XI PL997 Plt Offr Durney(3276) 7 Sqdn IAF, India Engine cut on take of, FL at K ...More
20 Feb 47 Spitfire XIVe NH803 Fg Offr Jafar Zaheer(3173) 9 Sqdn IAF, India BL at Nagpur ...More
21 Feb 47 Spitfire XIVe RN199 Plt Offr T N Ahmed*(3198) 7 Sqdn IAF, India hit mudwall at end of runway o ...More
21 Feb 47 Spitfire VIIIc MV430 Plt Offr H V Smith*(3341) AFS(I)Ambala, India pilot blacked out while pullin ...More
27 Feb 47 Spitfire XIVe NH788 Plt Offr A B Patil(3242) 6 Sqdn IAF, India lost on Navex, Overshot into D ...More

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