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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57565
Last updated: 28 November 2020
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Date:05-DEC-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B(I)58
Owner/operator:35 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IF-923
C/n / msn: 71576
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Masroor -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Six Canberras were lost during the Indian-Pakistan war 1971, of which five had been shot down. Canberra B(I).58 IF-923 was shot down by AAA at Masroor on 5 December 1971. Both crew - Flt Lt S C Sandal (Pilot) and Flt Lt K S Nanda (Navigator) - were killed

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly FEB 2002, p32
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crpage.php?qacid=41&qafdb=IAF&datesall=ON
http://www.warbirds.in/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2010 09:18 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 19:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2013 04:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:20 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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