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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57568
Last updated: 18 August 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IF-970
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Lost in Indian-Pakistan war. Shot down by Pakistan AF F-104 Starfighter. Pilot - Flg. Off. Manmohan M. Lowe - ejected safely, but Navigator, Flying Officer K K Kapur, did not ejected and was killed.

Six Canberra lost during the war, including four lost on the ground at Kalaikunda Airfield on 7 September 1965.


Air Forces Monthly FEB 2002, p32

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2010 09:08 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 18:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:11 Nepa Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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