IAF Plane Crash

  • Jaguar crash: Black box found August 6, 2011

    Mau: The black box of the Jaguar fighter aircraft that crashed in Dilahi Firozpur village, killing a pilot and a girl, was found on Saturday. The black box or digital flight data recorder, which was essential for probing the cause of the crash, was located by the village youths in...
  • IAF Jet Trainer crashes, pilots safe April 28, 2011

    Bangalore/Chennai: An Intermediate Jet Trainer (IJT) prototype aircraft crashed during routine flight test in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri district on Thursday, but both test pilots ejected to safety, police said. The IJT S-3466, which was earlier reported as an Advanced Jet Trainer, was on routine flight testing when the mishap occurred in...
  • IAF trainer plane crashes in AP, two pilots killed July 31, 2009

    New Delhi: An Indian Air Force (IAF) plane crashed in Medak, Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning. The plane was a HPT-32 trainer aircraft and had two IAF pilots on board. Nitin Jain and Chaturvedi (full name not yet known) were the training instructors at the Air Force Academy. The two...
  • Wreckage of missing IAF plane found in Arunachal June 10, 2009

    Itanagar: The wreckage of an Indian Air Force aircraft, which disappeared with 13 defence personnel on Tuesday, was found at a village in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday. All aboard the AN-32 transport aircraft feared to have died when the plane crashed over Rinchi Hill above Heyo village,...
  • IAF jet trainer crashes in Karnataka, pilot killed January 21, 2009

    Bangalore: A Surya Kiran jet trainer of Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed during a routine flight in Bidar town in Karnataka Wednesday morning, killing the pilot, Wing Commander R.S. Dhaliwal, officials said. "The trainer was on a regular training sortie when it crashed at 8.45 a.m. a few kilometres away from...