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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57564
Last updated: 26 March 2021
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Date:11-DEC-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B.66
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IF-1024
C/n / msn: 71380
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jangal Naich Punjab, Lodharan -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Six Canberra where lost during the Indian-Pakistan war 1971, of which five had been shot down. This aircraft, with its three man crew, was lost while returning from Lodharan, Pakistan, after an operational sortie over Pakistan on 11 December 71.

Canberra B.66 IF-1024 was ex-RAF Canberra B.6 WT303: delivered to RAF 09/12/1954, sold to BAC Warton 25/02/1969, to G-27-170, delivered 25/08/1971 to Indian AF as IF-1024

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly FEB 2002, p32
http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Images/Vintage/Fighters/Canberra/F1024.jpg.html
http://www.warbirds.in/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4
www.ukserials.com

Media:

Canberra B.66 F1024 was a casuality during the 71 War

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2010 09:23 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 19:39 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2013 00:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:12 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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