ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57641
Last updated: 17 January 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:01-JUN-1994
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar IT
Owner/operator:16 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: JT051
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh -   India
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gorakhpur AB, India (GOP/VEGK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Gorkhpur, India, due control restrictions caused by a cardboard box placed on the rear cockpit seat. The pilot had carried the unauthorised box against the advice of technicians. IAF sustained a loss of Rs 20 crore.

Pilot (sole occupant) did not eject, and were killed

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/production_india.html
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crdetails.php?crno=291
http://www.airport-data.com/world-airports/VEGK-GOP/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
10-Jul-2011 04:44 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jul-2011 04:44 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2011 13:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 13:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description