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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited HJT-36
Losses and Ejections

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Date

Air Force

A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
28th January 2004 HAL[Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd] HJT-36 Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) Prototype S3466/"275"
or
S3474/"276"

HAL
Bangalore Division
During simulated "ejection" Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) prototype hangar of HAL Bangalore Complex      
Inadvertent ejection   Zvezda K36CT Russian ejection seat
During a simulated ejection exercise, a pilot occupying the rear ejection seat suffered burn injuries on his face and an engineer from Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd sustained injuries, when an ejection seat from an aircraft accidentally fired. A pyro-cartridge had not been removed before the test. The ejection exercise was conducted inside the .   The seat shot up over the aircraft and penetrated and landed on the hanger roof.
   
Thursday 8th February 2007
HAL
[Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd]
HJT-36 Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) Prototype Prototype Trainer
PT1
S3466/"275"

HAL
Bangalore Division

Canopy opened just before take-off veered off runway at
Yelahanka airfield, Bangalore Aero Show. News Link 1
News Link 2
  Zvezda K36CT Russian ejection seat
HAL Chief Test Pilot, Sqdn Leader Baldev Singh
egressed on ground unhurt.
NO EJECTION
   
   
Wednesday 4th February 2009
Indian A. F.
Hindustan Aeronautics
Intermediate Jet Trainer HJT-36
Prototype Trainer
PT2
  Belly landed at the HAL airport during preparations for  “Aero India 2009” air show   Zvezda K36LT zero-zero  ejection seat
Squadron Leader Baldev Singh (retd.)
[HAL’s Executive Director - Chief Test Pilot (Fixed Wing)]
NO EJECTION
Wing Commander C. Subramaniam
[Indian Air Force fighter pilot on deputation to HAL]
NO EJECTION
Zvezda K36LT zero-zero  ejection seat
   
Thursday 28th April 2011
15:10


Hindustan Aeronautic Ltd (HAL)
HJT-36
Intermediate Jet Trainer
(IJT)
Sitara
S-3466
"275"*
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
 
HAL
 Bangalore Division
Crashed near Hosur during routine flight test in Krishnagiri district  
 

Zvezda K-36LT
Wg Cdr. Patra
ejected
?? Mathur
ejected

Zvezda K-36LT
An IAF helicopter flew the pilots back to Bangalore
  Also seen as fitted with Zvezda K36CT zero-zero  ejection seat - Further details appreciated

 

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