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Chronological Listing of Pakistani Air Force


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Mirage Losses and Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
26th July 1971
 (PAF)
Mirage III     Fuel pump failure Flt Lt Inamul Haq Siddiqui
ejected
   
15th May 1973
Libya
Mirage IIIB     Unrecoverable flat spin. Crashed into the desert south of Tripoli, Libya    

Instructor Tahir Alam (Pakistan Air Force)
Captain ?? (Egyptian Air Force)
had multiple fractures on his legs
Martin-Baker
27th July 1974
 (PAF)
Mirage       G. Capt. W. Azim   Martin-Baker
21st December 1974
 (PAF)
Mirage       Flt. Lt. S.Arshad   Martin-Baker
3rd April 1976
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
8th September 1977
 (PAF)
Mirage            Martin-Baker
11th October 1977
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
10th April 1978
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
10th August 1981
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
14th September 1981
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
15th May 1982
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
7th September 1982
 (PAF)
Mirage            
??-??-1983
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage IIIRP     high altitude mid-air collision during annual JetStream excercise ???    
??-??-1983
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage IIIRP     ejected   Martin-Baker
10th November 1983
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIP 77-201 PAF BASE RAFIQUI(also known as SHORKOT) mid air collision with another Mirage 111RP while undertaking dissimilar air combat with two other F-6 aircraft. Flight Lieutenant  Tubrez Asif
ejected
  Martin-Baker
10th November 1983
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIRP   PAF BASE RAFIQUI(also known as SHORKOT) Mid air collision with another Mirage 111RP while undertaking dissimilar air combat with two other F-6 aircraft. ??
did not eject and was killed
  Martin-Baker
                 
29th November 1983
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
13th March 1984
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
29th January 1985
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
??-??-1986-7
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage   Masroor  crashed Masroor airfield killed    
Date ??
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage     crashed at Somiani, 750lb bomb explosion pilot ejected   Martin-Baker
23rd March 1987

Pakistan Air Force
Mirage     Rawalpindi crashed due to a bird strike at the National Day military parade in Rawalpindi. Pilot Mohammad Saeed Iqbal was killed    
6th July 1988
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage 3DP   Masroor AB Crashed into a factory killing both pilots and 13 others on ground      
killed killed  
8th March 1989
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
18th May 1992
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
1st November 1992
 (PAF)
Mirage           Martin-Baker
7th November 1992
 (PAF)
Mirage      

 

Flt. Lt. Taimuri   Martin-Baker
3rd May 1993
 (PAF)
Mirage     Crashed near Hadeed Thana     Martin-Baker
Flt. Lt. S. M. Ali ???  
23rd August 1993
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIDP   Masroor Crashed shortly after take off      
Flt Lt Haroon Rashid Khan    
27th September 1993
 (PAF)
Mirage III            
15th June 1994
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III     Sind      
15th January 1995
 (PAF)
Mirage III       ejected   Martin-Baker
19th March 1995
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIEP   Rafiqui flame out ejected   Martin-Baker
1st January 1996
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIDP   Masroor Crashed shortly after take-off in cloudy conditions after Spatial Disorientation      
Flt Lt Haroon Ldr Parvez  
13th December 1997
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage   Masroor AB Routine training flight. Aircraft caught fire and crashed during a routine training flight near the southern city of Karachi Flt Lt Rashid Khan died soon after of his injuries    
26th October 1999
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIE     On a routine flight when it crashed north of its base near Masroor, Karachi pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
5th July 2000
 (PAF)
Mirage 5   Masroor AB crashed 40 miles north of Masroor AB nearr Mauripur pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
12th September 2000
 (PAF)
Mirage IIIOA     developed a fault during a routine mission crashed 5km north of Masroor AB near Karachi pilot ejected safely.   Martin-Baker
Friday 10th November 2000
Pakistan AF
Mirage 5     Probable engine failure during a test flight. Crashed near Merignac,
France

French civilian pilot ejected safely
  Martin Baker
26th April 2001
 (PAF)
Mirage 5F 752 Minhas Base crashed in Bhakwal village of Khore area of Attock district Squadron Leader Ihtesham ejected safely   Martin-Baker
30th May 2001
 (PAF)
Mirage     crashed during a routine flight near Mianwali pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
26th/27th July 2001
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage   Masroor  Crashed into a mountain peak at 4000ft near Hub rive while returning to the airbase after a night training mission Grp. Capt Ali Asad killed   11 Sqn, Sargodha 1988
25th January 2002
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage 5PA3  7 Sqn Karachi airport Flying solo on a routine training mission. Crashed over the Arabian sea near Karachi. Disappeared off radar screens at about 7.30 p.m Sqn. Ldr. Mazhar Warsi - not found - missing presumed killed    
25th April 2002
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage 5F Kamra No.25 Sqn        
August 2002
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage Masroor     Group Capt ??
killed
   
Friday 15th November 2002
12.20

Pakistan Air Force
Mirage 405 Rafiqui PAF Airbase, Shorkot crashed near Chak, 20 km from Toba Tek Singh on Toba-Khumanan Wala Road Squadron Leader Hasnat Ikram died from injuries    
Saturday 14th July 2003
 (PAF)
Mirage III     aircraft crashed near Shorkot while on routine operational training mission no ejection
Sqn Ldr Shahab Nawaz killed
   
30th September 2003
 (PAF)
Mirage III   Masroor AFB crashed on the outskirts of the town on Hub, Baluchistan around 1:45pm pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
16th October 2003
 (PAF)
Mirage III     Crashed north of Karachi on Army barracks      
Thursday
5th August 2004
afternoon
1.30pm
Mirage III     Technical malfunction while on routine operational training mission, crashed in a village near Pishin 28 miles north east of Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, Islamabad pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
Wednesday 27th or 28th July 2005
evening

 
Mirage III ?   Crashed at Basai, 50 miles (80 kilometres) southwest of Islamabad Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker
PRM4
Thursday 25th August 2005
 (PAF)
Mirage     plane was on a routine training mission, crashed at an abandoned place in Badin village, 170 (105 miles) east of Karachi, an Air Force official said. pilot successfully ejected and  recovered   Martin-Baker Mk.6
Sunday,
11th September 2005

 (PAF)
Mirage   Rafiqui Shaheed Airbase at Shorkot crashed at the Thathi hilly terrain of Daud Khel and Pai Khel area due to rough weather and downpour near Mianwali. Wing Commander Rizwan was killed
 
 
Thursday
20th April 2006

 (PAF)
Mirage III Masroor Air Force Base
Xinhua/AFP
 
                              

pilot Sqn Ldr Saeed Khan ejected safely
 
  Martin-Baker PRM4-1
Technical fault,  during routine flight. crashed  4 miles west of base. near Naval Colony in Gharbi Area of Baldia Town in the port city of Karachi, Islamabad, Pakistan pilot Flt Lt Kashif Iqbal ejected safely Martin-Baker PRM4-1
Thursday
18th May 2006

 (PAF)
Mirage III 7 Sqn
Masroor Air Force Base
crashed near the port city of Karachi (80 km northwest of Karachi)  
                              

pilot  Sqn Ldr Omer ejected safely
 
FURTHER DETAILS APPRECIATED Martin-Baker OM-6
13th September 2006
morning

Pakistan Air Force
Mirage     On an operational exercise mission. Crashed due to bad weather and heavy rains in the area in the mountains area in eastern Punjab province near Pai Khel (Mianwali) some 230 kilometers southwest of Islamabad Wing Commander Rizwanullah killed   no ejection
19th October 2006
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III
[ROSE II]
  Mushaf air base, Sargodha Controlled Flight into the terrain) due to poor visibilty. Crashed in the Thal firing range, about 48 kilometres west of Jhang district Wing Commander Akram Ranjha killed   no ejection
Monday 20th November 2006
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III EA ROSE 1 CCS sqn.
PAF Base Rafiqui, Shorkot
Crashed due to a technical problem near Dera Ismail Khan, a city in the North West Frontier Province. No damage or loss of life was reported on the ground
[Pakistan Air Force Spokesman]
Pilot Wing Commander Faisal Mumtaz Rao ejected safely [90th GD(P) Course] ejected safely   Martin-Baker
Wednesday 20th December 2006

 (PAF)
Mirage 5   Masroor AFB Karachi Bird strike. The aircraft engine sustained irrecoverable damage
and the aircraft could not sustain level flight
. Crashed on the western outskirts of the port city of Karachi, Manghopir area, 15 kilometres from Karachi, during a routine training flight, no one was injured on the ground
pilot Sqn Ldr Azmat ejected safely   Martin-Baker PRM4-1
Wednesday 31st January 2007  
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III   Rafiqui airbase Technical problem. During night flying, Landing Gears could not be lowered both by normal as
well as emergency method.
Crashed in Katcha Dhappra fields, near Machiwal, in Jhang district. No ground casualties reported
 Flt Lt Talha Saeed - Ejected safely photo ??? Martin-Baker PRM4-1
19th October 2006
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III
[ROSE II]
  Mushaf air base, Sargodha Controlled Flight into the terrain) due to poor visibilty. Crashed in the Thal firing range, about 48 kilometres west of Jhang district Wing Commander Akram Ranjha killed   no ejection
Monday 20th November 2006
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III EA ROSE 1 CCS sqn.
PAF Base Rafiqui, Shorkot
Crashed due to a technical problem near Dera Ismail Khan, a city in the North West Frontier Province. No damage or loss of life was reported on the ground
[Pakistan Air Force Spokesman]
Pilot Wing Commander Faisal Mumtaz Rao ejected safely [90th GD(P) Course] ejected safely   Martin-Baker
Wednesday 20th December 2006
 (PAF)
Mirage 5   Masroor AFB Karachi Bird strike. The aircraft engine sustained irrecoverable damage
and the aircraft could not sustain level flight. Crashed on the western outskirts of the port city of Karachi,
Manghopir area, 15 kilometres from Karachi, during a routine training flight, no one was injured on the ground
pilot Sqn Ldr Azmat ejected safely   Martin-Baker PRM4-1
Wednesday 31st January 2007  
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage III   Rafiqui airbase Technical problem. During night flying, Landing Gears could not be lowered both by normal as
well as emergency method. Crashed in Katcha Dhappra fields, near Machiwal, in Jhang district. No ground casualties reported
 Flt Lt Talha Saeed - Ejected safely photo ??? Martin-Baker PRM4-1
Wednesday 7th February 2007
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage 5   PAF Base Minhas Technical problems during training flight. crashed in the eastern province of Punjab, near Jhang, a city about 290 kilometers (180 miles) southwest of the capital,
Islamabad
[SOURCE: Pakistan Media]
Squadron Leader Ishtiaq ejected safely   Martin-Baker PRM4-1
Wednesday 25th April 2007
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage     Routine training flight. Crashed in central Punjab province near the town of Jhang pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
Friday 15th February 2008
Pakistan
Mirage   Sargodha
AFB
Technical fault. Crashed into fields at Shaheenabad village, 30 km southeast of Sargodha, Central Punjab Wing Commander Azhar Ismael
died in the crash
Martin-Baker
Confirmation of photo appreciated
18th March 2008
 (PAF)
Mirage III     Crashed 22km from Rajanpur.      
Wednesday 16th December 2009
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage     Developed technical fault on a routine training mission. Cashed near Kalar Kahar in Chakwal district Punjab Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker
Tuesday 3rd May 2011

PAF
Mirage 5   Sarfraz Rafiqi Air Base, PAF Shorkot Technical problems leading to loss of control. Crashed at Muza Jannan in the desert area of Kot Shakir on routine rehearsal flight in the Jhang district of Punjab Pilot
Amad ??
ejected safely
  Martin-Baker PRM6
Wednesday 19th October 2011
PAF
Dassault Mirage VPA3   8th Squadron,

98th GDP
Masrur Airbase
Karachi

Routine operational mission. Crashed in Uthal, Lasbela district,  southwestern Balochistan province. Wing Commander Mohammad Asim Paracha
[also seen as Air Commodore Asim Paracha]

killed
ejected but parachute did not deploy - confirm??
  SEM MB
Caught fire due to the technical fault near Uthal. There have been unconfirmed reports that the aircraft was hit by AAA. More details when available.
Saturday 26th November 2011
PAF
  Mirage No.7 Squadron, Masroor Air Base, Mauripur, Karachi The seat ejected while performing ground checks under the shed.  The pilot struck the roof. Squadron Leader Shabbir Ishtiaq
killed
Martin-Baker
Friday 11th May 2012

Pakistan Air Force
(PAF)
Mirage V No. 7 TA Squadron
'Bandits', Southern Air Command, No. 32
(Fighter Ground Attack) Wing
Masroor Air Base, Karachi Training sortie. Crashed shortly after take off near Sonmiani area in Hub Squadron Leader Rashid Sulehri
ejected
 
Martin-Baker OM-6
    
To Sort
Pilot Aircraft Year
Flt Lt Muqtadar Mirage? 1990
Gp Capt Ali Asad Khan Mirage 2003?
S/L Hasnaat Ikram malik Mirage 2004?
W/C Rizwan Mirage 2006
W/C Akram Ranjha Mirage 2006
W/C Azhar Ismael Mirage 2008
Flt Lt. Raghib Ghafoor - ejected

107th GD(P). His engine flamed out at 5000ft ASL and he ejected at 3500. His is alright recoviring from neck and back pain

Mirage Date ??
Tuesday 12th June 2012
13:25

Pakistan Air Force
(PAF)
M. Dassault Mirage III   No 7 TA Sqn based at Karachi
PAF Base Masroor
Crashed on a routine training mission in Balochistan province near Uthal city in Lasbela district Squadron Leader Kashif Iqbal
ejected
 
Martin-Baker PKOM-6
Wednesday 15th August 2012

PAF
Mirage     Crashed in Hyderabad Thal area of Bhakkar Pilot Farooq
ejected
 
Martin-Baker PKOM-6Martin-Baker
Thursday 22nd November 2012
Pakistan Air Force
(PAF)
Mirage VEF   25 Sqn
Shorkot
or
PAF Rafiqui
Crashed crashed in Thal Firing Range near Kot Shakir, Hussainabad in Jhang Squadron Leader Bilal Hassan Babri
killed
Martin Baker
Thursday 16th January 2014
Pakistan Air Force
Mirage
{needs confirmation]
  PAF Mushaf Airbase, Sargodha Crashed in the Qadirabad area of Mandi Bahauddin     Martin-Baker
Wing Commander M Jamal
killed
Flying officer Saad Suleman
killed
Martin-Baker
Tuesday 3rd June 2014
Pakistan Air Force
Dassault Mirage 5DD 04-003
8 Squadron
Haiders
PAF Base Masroor, Mauripur, Karachi
CONFIRM
Training flight. Crashed on approach to PAF Masroor at a bus terminal in Yousuf Goth area of Baldia Town, Karachi, Pakistan. Civilian casualties     Martin-Baker
Wing Commander Khurram Sammad
Killed
Squadron Leader Umair Elahi
Killed
Martin-Baker
                 

1. Tuesday evening. 10th June 1997 Flt. Azizur Rehman ejected to safety at 15 kilometre west of Atharahazari, district Jhang


F/L Aziz was seriously injured after ejection; however he was rescued very promptly and taken to the nearest military hospital. After remaining unfit from flying for couple of years, he was reinstated to the flying status. He later commanded the Fighter conversion unit.

What aircraft type was Flight Lt Rehman flying?