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January 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
   
Saturday 7th January 2012

Private
Cirrus SR-22 N723EA   En route to Haiti to help in cholera outbreak. Deployed parachute when their aircraft developed engine problems over the water approximately 2 miles west of Andros, Bahamas     Cirrus
CAP
Dr. Richard McGlaughlin
59
Elaine McGlaughlin
25
Rescued by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla
   
Saturday 14th January 2012

French Air Force
Dassault Mirage 2000D "188-IM"
c/n 619

Escadron 3.11 "Corse", based in Djibouti
Collided performing a scheduled  air combat training engagement during the "Green Shield" joint exercise in Saudi Arabia's northern region of Tabuk    
SEM MB

[licence-built Martin-Baker Mk 10Q zero/zero ejection seat]
??
ejected
??
ejected

SEM MB

[licence-built Martin-Baker Mk 10Q zero/zero ejection seat]
Taken to the Northern Sector Command by Saudi helicopter
Saturday 14th January 2012

Royal Saudi Air Force
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle     Collided performing a scheduled  air combat training engagement during the "Green Shield" joint exercise in Saudi Arabia's northern region of Tabuk ??
ejected
 Taken to the Northern Sector Command by Saudi helicopter
 
ACES II
   
Wednesday 25th January 2012
10:20am

Pakistan Air Force (PAF)
Chengdu FT-7
[also seen as
MFI-17 Mushshak]
  Mianwali airbase, Punjab Routine training mission.
Crashed near Mianwali shortly after take-off.
 
Martin-Baker PK10LZ
Flying Officer Fatima Tariq
female trainee pilot
ejected
injured
instructor pilot
Wing Commander Waqar Ahmad
ejected
injured

Martin-Baker PK10LZ

Further details of mishap appreciated

   
Tuesday 31st January 2012
11:00

IAF
HJT-16
Kiran Mk.2
??? Tambaram Air Force Base Routine training sortie. Crashed into a lake at Ayyancheri near Urapakkam village, about 35 km from Chennai.    
Martin-Baker H4HA1/2
Wing Commander C. G. Deepak
ejected
Squadron Leader K. P. Singh
ejected

Martin-Baker H4HA1/2
   
Friday 3rd February 2012
16:00

RoCAF
AIDC* AT-3 "Zìqiáng"
[Self Reliance]
No. 0809
R.O.C. Academy
Gangshan Air Force Base, Greater Kaohsiung city
Taiwan
Routine training mission. Mid-air collision touching the jet in front of them damaging the horitontal stabilizer. Crashed out of control at the upstream section of Shiwen Creek,  in a mountain region,  on the border of Fangliao and Chunjih townships of Pingtung County, southern Taiwan
Martin-Baker Mk.X10LQ
Front seat
1st Lt. Tseng Kuo-wei
 (曾國維)
26
ejected
minor injuries
Rear seat
Lt. Col. Chang Kuo-chiang
(張國強)
37

ejected
minor injuries
[fractured wrist]

Martin-Baker Mk.X10LQ
   
Monday 13th February 2012

Sri Lanka
MiG-27     Training mission over the town of Dummalasuriya, 60 kilometres north of the capital. Crashed in Marawila, near Puttalam, into a coconut plantation in north-western Sri Lanka Pilot
ejected
 
KM-1
   
Monday 13th February 2012
20:40 local

Russian Air Force
Sukhoi Su-24 69 806 Shagol airbase at Chelyabinsk Crashed in the Kurgan region  90 km from the Shagol airport in the Chelyabinsk region.
Zvezda K-36
Lt. Colonel Andrey Ermakov
(chief of combat training)
Colonel Nikolay Gostev*
(air base commander)

Zvezda K-36
*Colonel Gostev's son, Evgeniy, ejected from a Yak-130 on 29th May 2010 at Lipetsk airbase.
   
Friday 24th February 2010
12:10

IAF
Mirage 2000 TH KT-203
No.1 Squadron
"Tigers"
Maharajpura Air Base, Gwalior
Routine training sortie. Crashed at in Gorelalkapura village near Bhind, Madhya Pradesh.
Air Marshal Anil Chopra
ejected

Commodore Commandant of 1 Squadron on an official visit to Gwalior.

(The Air Marshal is reportedly the first Air Marshal ever to eject in any Air Force).

Wing Commander Ram Kumar
ejected

SEM MB
*
[licence-built Martin-Baker Mk 10Q zero/zero
ejection seat]
Both sustained minimal ejection related injuries
   
Friday 24th February 2012

USN
F/A-18F Super Hornet  
Naval Air Station Fallon
Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor course conducted by the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center. Crashed about 30 miles northeast of Fallon    
Martin-Baker
NACES
??
ejected
??
ejected

Martin-Baker
NACES
   
Tuesday 28th February 2012
10:30 Moscow time

Sukhoi
Russia
Sukhoi Su-30MKI Flanker H  
Sukhoi
Komsomolsk-na-Amure factory
Caught fire during its post-construction test flight. Crashed 130 km northeast of Komsomolsk-na-Amure      
   
Zvezda K-36
Lt. Col. Valery Kirillin
ejected

injured when he hit a tree during landing
Captain Alexei Gorshkov
ejected

Zvezda K-36
Confirmation of crew appreciated
   
Monday 5th March 2012
12:45

IAF
Mirage 2000   Gwalior Routine training mission. Crashed shortly after take-off  near Baman Baas village, in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan
   
Squadron Leader Raj
ejected
Flight Lieutenant Kanav
ejected

SEM MB
*
[licence-built Martin-Baker Mk 10Q zero/zero
ejection seat]
   
Monday 19th March 2012
17:14

Ecuadorian
Air Force
FAE
Embraer A-29 Super Tucano (ALX)   2311 or 2313
?? Squadron
[needs confirmation]


Ala de combate 23
Fighter Wing No. 23

Base Aérea Eloy Alfaro, Manta

Crashed in an uninhabited region after problems over the Eloy Alfaro Airport Manta.    
Martin-Baker BR10LCX
Capitán David Tapia
[also seen as Martínez]

ejected
Teniente Santiago Galarza
ejected

Martin-Baker BR10LCX
   
Wednesday 21st March 2012

USAF
F-16  
51st Fighter Wing
Kunsan Air Base
Taking part in exercise Foal Eagle. Crashed into a paddy field in Hwayang village, Seocheon county, South Chungcheong province. Pilot
ejected
 
ACES II
   
Wednesday 28th March 2012
09:00

USAF
F-15E Eagle  
391st Fighter Squadron
Bold Tigers

366th Fighter Wing
Gunfighters
Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
Crashed 15 miles outside a base in Southwest Asia.     ACES II
Capt. Francis D. "Piston" Imlay
31
Vacaville, Calif.
killed
WSO
??
ejected
minor injuries

ACES II
   
Friday 6th April 2012

USN
F/A-18D Hornet  

VFA-106
"Gladiators"
(Strike Fighter Squadron)

Oceana Naval Air Station
Crashed shortly after take-off into Mayfair Mews apartments in South Birdneck Road, Virginia Beach    
Martin-Baker
NACES
??
ejected
??
ejected

Martin-Baker
NACES
   
Sunday 8th April 2012
12:27

Bangladesh Air Force
Aero-Vodochody L-39 Albatros   Kurmitola Air Base, Chittagong, Bangladesh Crashed shortly after take off near Madhupur sub-district into a paddy field near Mohishmara village in central Tangail district     VS-1
Pilot
Flight Lieutenant Reza Sharif
25
died from injuries
Co-pilot
Squadron Leader Mamunur Rashid
40
ejected

VS-1
   
11th April 2012
Free Libyan Air Force
Mil Mi-8T 8335 Murzuq Airport Crashed on takeoff due to overloading 25 on board OK    
   
12th April 2012
Free Libyan Air Force
Dassault Mirage F1ED 502   Crashed near near Kasr El Hamrouniya Ben Gashir Pilot believed killed   Martin-Baker
   
Thursday 26th April 2012

Bulgarian Air Force
MiG-29     The aircraft had been taking part in the Bulgarian and US Air Forces "Thracian Star 2012" exercises. Crashed into a river near the village of Golyam Chardak in the district of Plovdiv about 160 kilometres east of Sofia.    
Zvezda K-36
Maj. Doychinov
ejected
Capt. Metodiev
ejected

Zvezda K-36
   
Saturday 28th April 2012

Royal Saudi Air Force
F-15 Eagle     Crashed during a training mission in Tabuk region in the northwest of the kingdom Pilot
ejected safely
 
ACES II
   
Wednesday 2nd May 2012

Nigerian Air Force
F7-Ni   Mando Crashed in Kaduna near the International Airport Pilot
ejected
   
   
Thursday 3rd May 2012
11:40

USAF
F-15E Strike Eagle  
366th Fighter Wing
"Gunfighters"
Mountain Home AFB
 Crashed during a routine training mission in

the United Arab Emirates

   
ACES II
??
ejected
??
ejected

ACES II
   
Friday 4th May 2012
08:35

USAF
F-16  
388th Fighter Wing
Hill AFB
Crashed during routine training mission at Utah Test and Training Range Pilot
ejected
 
ACES II
   
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 PKOM-6
   
Wednesday 30th May 2012

USN
T-45 Goshawk  
VT-22

Training Squadron 22

NAS Kingsville

Crashed during routine training flight on ranch land in South Texas 45 miles southwest of airfield    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
SP ??
ejected
IP ??
ejected

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
   
Tuesday 12th June 2012

Pakistan Air Force
(PAF)
M. Dassault Mirage III   PAF Base Masroor Crashed on a routine training mission in Balochistan province near Uthal city in Lasbela district Pilot
ejected
 
Martin-Baker PKOM-6
   
Thursday 28th June 2012
09:50



Russian Air Force
Sukhoi Su-27UB   Besovets Air Base
Petrozavodsk Airport
Routine flight in the Petrozavodsk district. Believed to be a bird-strike ingested into one of the engines. Crashed during landing approach in northeast Karelia republic near the Besovets airport    
Zvezda K-36
??
ejected
??
ejected

Zvezda K-36
   
Monday 2nd July 2012
14:04

French Navy
Rafale  
12F de BAN Landivisiau (Finistère)

aboard
Charles de Gaulle
Crashed during air combat training session with an F-18 fighter from the American USS Eisenhower  130km east of Cartagena (Spain) off the Spanish Mediterranean coast. Pilot
ejected
rescued from water by American Helicopter
 
SEMMB [Martin-Baker]
Mk.16
 
   
Sunday 22nd July 2012
11:30 (02:30 gmt)

 

USAF
F-16   35th Fighter Squadron
Misawa Air Base,
Aomori
Crashed into the sea 470 miles north east of Nemuro, Hokkaido prefecture, northern Japan Pilot
ejected
rescued after six hours in the water.
 
ACES II
               
Wednesday 25th July 2012

USMC
AV-8B Harrier   Marine Attack Training Squadron 203
Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma
 On flight to the Chocolate Mountain Aerial Gunnery Range for training. Crashed about 15 miles northwest of the air station in the area of Felicity, California near the Arizona border. Pilot
ejected
 
Stencel
siiis-sju-4
   
Monday 13th August 2012

Syrian Air Force
MiG-23
[to be confirmed]
    Claimed shot down near the town of al-Muhassan, around 120km (75 miles) from the Iraqi border near the eastern city of Deir Ezzour, Deir al-Zor province by forces [Free Syrian Army (FSA)] opposed to the government. The Syrian authorities are saying that the aircraft was on a training mission and crashed after the pilot ejected following a technical problem. Videos are appearing on the internet claiming to show the shoot down.

One report states “It was a Mig-21 brought down by a 14.5 anti-aircraft gun   .   .   ."

Pilot
ejected

some sources are saying that the pilot was captured by the FSA.

  KM-1
??

Exact details have yet to be verified. Input appreciated

   
Wednesday 15th August 2012

PAF
Mirage     Crashed in Hyderabad Thal area of Bhakkar Pilot Farooq
ejected
  Martin-Baker
   
Thursday 16th August 2012
15:01


Belgium Air Force
F-16AM FA-99 Kleine-Brogel air base Crashed on a training mission near the air base near the town of Peer in northern Belgium. Believed to have been a bird strike. Pilot
Jean Francois Van Cranem
(24)

ejected
 
ACES II
   
Thursday 23rd August 2012
10:30

Romanian Air Force
IAR-99
ŞOIM
Hawk
718
ŞOIM
Prototype
"Centrul de Cercetări şi Încercări în Zbor" Craiova"
Centre of Research and Flight Trials, Craiova
On aerobatics program rehearsal for the Batajnica Airshow 2012. Crashed shortly after take off near the runway of Craiova AIP, in Dolj County
pic.
Ministerul Apărării Naţionale
  Aerofina SC-HV-0
Colonel Aurelian Cojocaru
48
killed in aircraft crash
Major Mihail-Relu Ioana
35
ejected
seriously injured

Aerofina SC-HV-0
   
Saturday 1st September 2012
15:15

 

USMC
F/A-18C  
Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323
"Death Rattlers"
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
Carrier Air Wing 11
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
Crashed in the Fallon Range Training Complex range Pilot
ejected
minor injuries
taken to Banner Churchill Community Hospital, Fallon
 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17A (Mk.14)
NACES
   
Saturday 15th September 2012
Breitling Jet Team Aero-Vodochody
L-39C
Albatros
ES-YLS
No. 2
Aircraft

Based
in Dijon, France
Engine problem during transition flight from Den Holder (Netherlands) to Kleine Brogel (Belgium). Crashed in a field near Valkenswaard.  
VS-1 BRI
technician
Raphael Savoye
ejected
2000ft
pilot
Bernard Charbonnel
ejected
1500ft

VS-1 BRI
   
Tuesday 16th October 2012
09:47

Indonesian Air Force
Hawk 200 TT-0212 Air Squadron 12
"Black Panther"

[
Skadron Udara 12 "Panther Hitam"]
Air Base in Pakanbaru, Riau
Crashed during landing approach to runway 36 following a 49 minute routine flight,  3 kilometres from the air base  near a house in Panggar Kampar village.. Second Lieut. Reza Yori Prasetyo
ejected
safely
 
Martin-Baker
Mk.10
   
Monday 22nd October 2012

Tanzania Peoples’ Defence Forces
(TPDF)

Jeshi la Ulinzi la Wananchi wa Tanzania (JWTZ))
K-8 Karakorum
[Nanchang JL-8 / Hongdu JL-8

Correct designation appreciated]
JW-9129 Ukonga Air Base Crashed into a hangar during take off.     JALI
Captain Deogratias Magushi
ejected at zero level
landed on hangar roof
killed
Captain Feruzi Kwidika
ejected at zero level
landed on ground
injured
JALI
HTY-7
??
   
   
Tuesday 30th October 2012

Russian Air Force
Su-24
Fencer
  Shagol Airbase, Chelyabinsk Crashed  67 kilometres from the airfield during a training flight in the Chelyabinsk region. pic  
Zvezda K-36
Maj. Andrey Zelentsov
Зеленцов Андрей
ejected
Maj. Vladimir Fedikov
Владимир Fedikov
ejected

Zvezda K-36
   
Thursday 8th November 2012

Fuerza Aérea del Perú
(FAP)
Aermacchi MB339AP   Escuadrón Aéreo Avanzada 513
Grupo Aéreo 51
Pisco Air Base
Crashed near  Paracas    
Martin-Baker
Mk.10
??
ejected
??
ejected

Martin-Baker
Mk.10
   
Saturday 10th November 2012
00:38

Russian Air Force
Su-24
Fencer
  Morozov military air base in the Rostov region. Crashed during training flight.  The aircraft veered off the runway and burnt out after colliding with a fence during landing at the airport pic pic
Zvezda K-36
Yevgeny Vasilyev
Евгений Васильев

ejected
Maxim Maximov
Максим Максимов

ejected

Zvezda K-36
   
Thursday 15th November 2012

USAF
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor   Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida Crashed on Highway 98 near Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida Pilot
ejected
 
ACES II
   
Thursday 22nd November 2012
11:20

AMBV
Venezuelan Air Force
Aviación Militar Bolivariana Venezolana
OV-10 Bronco 7990 El Libertador Air Base
Palo Negro,  Aragua
Crashed after mid-air during the rehearsal of the parade for the 92nd anniversary of Bolivian Military Aviation, scheduled for November 27 in the state of Aragu. The pilot directed his OV-10 Bronco to an unpopulated area.   North American/Rockwell LW-3B
capitán Rodríguez Luzardo
ejected
Mayor (Av) José Rafael Marín
"Atar"

flight instructor
Assessment and Special Operations Air Group No. 15
killed
North American/Rockwell LW-3B
Thursday 22nd November 2012
11:20

AMBV
Venezuelan Air Force
Aviación Militar Bolivariana Venezolana
OV-10 Bronco 0431 El Libertador Air Base
Palo Negro,  Aragua
Crashed after mid-air during the rehearsal of the parade for the 92nd anniversary of Bolivian Military Aviation, scheduled for November 27 in the state of Aragu      
Marcos Vásquez
ejected
?? LW-3B
   
Saturday 24th November 2012
11:30

IAF
MiG-21 Bison   Naliya Air Base On training sortie, crashed in Kutch 30 kilometres from the air base in an open forest area in Gujarat Wing Commander ??
ejected
minor injuries. Taken to Bhuj Military Hospital
 
KM-1
   
Tuesday 27th November 2012

AMBV
Venezuelan Air Force
Aviación Militar Bolivariana Venezolana
Hongdu K-8 Karakorum   Libertador Air Base, Aragua, Venezuela Crashed in Aragua near  Libertador Air Base where the FAV was celebrating its 92 Anniversary with the Día de la Aviación.     JALI
HTY-7
??
??
ejected
safely
??
ejected
safely
JALI
HTY-7
??
   
Friday 30th November 2012
13:25

IAF
Jaguar   Bagdogra airport near Siliguri in West Bengal Crashed in a forest near Lik in Upper Dzongu in North Sikkim Flight Lieutenant Yogesh Yadav
ejected
injured
 
Martin-Baker Type 9B
   
Monday 3rd December 2012

Royal Saudi Air Force
Hawk   King Faisal Air Base in "Tabouk" Crashed on approach to air base Pilot
ejected
taken to hospital
 
Martin-Baker
Mk.10
   
Tuesday 4th December 2012

PLAAF
J-7 / F-7
??
confirm
  9th Fighter Division
27th Air Regiment
Shantou Waisha Airport
Crashed into housing, Hudi Road, Shantou City, Guangdong Province. Three civilian casualties Pilot
ejected
  (J)ali
   
Thursday 27th December 2012

USAF
F-16C
144th Fighter Wing, Fresno

California Air National Guard
Crashed about 15 miles south of Lone Pine, in Inyo County during a routine training mission over the Owens Valley in Eastern Sierra Pilot
ejected
 
ACES II
   
                 

 

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