Indian Air Force An-32 - Draft Listing

 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo  
   
22nd March 1986
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32     Crashed in Kishtiwar area in Jammu and Kashmir area 17 killed    
   
25th March 1986
14:45

Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32 K2729   Jamnagar lost 450 km off Jamnagar coast in the Arabian Sea on its way to Jamnagar from Muscat      
 
             
Wg Cdr U M Bheemiah (Pilot) Wg Cdr E A Fernandez (Co Pilot) Flt Lt P P Sharma (Navigator) Wg Cdr A C Narula (Passenger) JWO K S Yadav Cpl R S Misra Cpl K V Singh
   
4th October 1988
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32   ARC Crashed at Shivrajpur 40 kilometres from Kanpur 10 killed    
   
15th July 1990
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32     is this the loss below ?? Wg Cdr S C Baria    
   
1991 or 1992
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32   Tambaram  near Trivandrum Palode Forest during the monsoon 6 Killed    
   
1st April 1992 Mid-air collision over Boothgarh Village, Ludhaina District in Northern India between second and third aircraft in a flight of nine in a displaced trail formation near Khanna during  night paradrop rehearsal sortie .

Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32   Air Force station, Chandigarh Exploded in the air  
 
 
 
 
1st April 1992
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32   Air Force station, Chandigarh Crash-landed near Bahri village

Wg Cdr M S Makol (pilot)

Wg Cdr Avinash Singh Bedi (navigator)

 

 

Losses from the two planes include the following - help needed to complete crews and assign them to each aircraft FLIGHT International at the time reported that 8 lives in total were lost - other sources give 8 crew (in total )and one passenger
Wg Cdr N D Sood
Sqn Ldr M Nagendra


 

   
Sunday 7th March 1999
08.25

Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32 K2673 12sq
Agra
Crashed near the Indira Gandhi International Airport  during flight to take part in the "Vayushakti-99" display  in Pappankalan area of South-West Delhi While all 19 persons on board, including the four-member crew, were killed, a woman and two children were burnt to death on the ground and at least seven persons sustained injuries when their hutments were hit by the burning fuselage of the aircraft.

IAF officials said the deceased include 10 officers, four of them Wing Commanders. The others who perished in the crash were two Junior Warrant Officers, three Sergeants and three Corporals.

  Crew  Passengers
             
Flight Lieutenant Mohit Abrol (captain)
killed
Flying Officer, T.B. Payguda
(co-pilot)

killed
Flight Lieutenant, Nagesh Chandra
(navigator)
killed
Junior Warrant Officer D.K. Naik (Flight Engineer)
killed
Wing Commander Manjeet Singh Jaggi
killed
Wing Commander D.K. Shukla
killed
Wing Commander S.B. Angara
killed
 Passengers
             
Squadron Leader, S.K. Mishra
killed
Flight Lieutenant A. Sheikh
killed
Flight Lieutenant D.K. Rajan
killed
Flying Officer Sajid
killed
Junior Warrant Officer Shukla
killed
Sergeant R.P. Singh
killed
Sergeant R.N. Singh
killed
 Passengers
             
Sergeant Srivastava
killed
Corporal Ishwar Chand
killed
Corporal Noor Zaman
killed
Corporal Siddiqui
killed
   
 The number on board the aircraft has been given as 19. Only 18 names have so far been found - details appreciated
 3 Civilian Ground Fatalites
   
23rd February 2000
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32 K2690    Crashed near the Vijaynagar ALG in Changlang district, Arunachal Pradesh near Myanmar border      
   
19th February 2002
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32   48sq   damaged      
   
3rd February 2003
Indian A. F.
Antonov An-32   48sq damaged      
   
Tuesday 9th June 2009
IAF
Antonov An-32   Mechuka,
West Siang district
On routine air maintenance flight to Jorhat in Assam. Crashed in Arunachal Pradesh.

   Indian Air Force Losses

             
Wing Commander Gitesh Jit Singh Butalia
pilot
killed
Flight Lieutenant Varun Kumar
co-pilot
killed
Wing Commander P K Saji
killed
Squadron Leader P Siddharth
killed
Squadron Leader Manash Mishra
killed
Master Warrant Officer Ramesh
killed
Aircraft Attendant Sanjay Kumar
killed

  Indian Army Losses

             
Gunner V Singh
killed
Gunner K Kumar
killed
Gunner S Kumar
killed
Gunner Naik D B S Nanwhegh
killed
Sepoy A K Tirkey
killed
Radio Mechanic R Wangchuk
killed
 
Different media reports give different numbers on board the plane. [between 12 and 14]. This list will be updated as more details are made public
                 

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