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NAME                                    VICTORIES          UNITS                         AIRCRAFTS      WAR                   COMMENTS

Bharadwaj, Ravinder Nath 'Ravi'             2              20 Squadron                   Hunter         1971 War              1
Chiber, G.                                  2                                            MiG-29         1999
Cooke, Alfred Tyrone                        2              14 Squadron                   Hunter         1965 War
Jayandra, Sukrutaraj                        2              14 Squadron                   Hunter         1971 War              1
Mehta, Farokh Jehangir                      2              OCU, 122 Squadron             Hunter         1971 War              1
Neb, Vinod Kumar                            2              27, 17 Squadron               Hunter         1965 & 1971 wars
Pathania, Virendra Singh 'Pat'              2              23, 18 Squadron               Gnat           1965 & 1971 wars      1
Sekhon, Nirmaljit Singh 'Nimmy'             2              18 Squadron                   Gnat           1971 War              0 (Jagan)
Shah, Samar Bikram 'Sam'                    2              29 Squadron                   MiG-21         1971 War              1 (Jagan)
Bakshi, Krishan Kumar                       1              220 Squadron                  Marut 	        1971 War
Bhattacharya, S.                            1              3 Squadron                    Mystere        1965 War
Bindra, Iqbal Singh                         1              10, 29 Squadron               MiG-21         1971 War 	
Bundela, Prashant K.                        1              45 Squadron                   MiG-21bis      10. 08. 1999
Chatrath, Narinder                          1              17 Squadron                   Hunter         1971 War 	
Datta, Arun Kumar 'Buzz'                    1              29 Squadron                   MiG-21         1971 War 	
Devayya, Ajamada Boppaya 'Tubby'            1              1 Squadron                    Mystere IV     1965 War 	
Ganapathy, Nandepanda Appachu               1              22 Squadron                   Gnat           1971 War 	
Gandhi, A. R.                               1              7 Squadron                    Hunter         1965 War 	
Kapila, Vinay                               1              9, 47 Squadron                Gnat           1965 War 	
Keelor, Denzil Joseph                       1              9, 45 Squadron                Gnat           1965 War 	
Keelor, Trevor Joseph                       1              23 Squadron                   Gnat                                 first IAF jet victory 	
Kukreja, Niraj 'Kuki'                       1              29 Squadron                   MiG-21         1971 War 	
Lazarus, Donald                             1              22 Squadron                   Gnat           1971 War 	
Malhotra, Surinder Singh 'Mad Mally'        1              32 Squadron                   Su-7           1971 War 	
Mamgain, Subodh Chandra                     1              14 Squadron                   Hunter         1965 War              2
Massey, Roy Andrew                          1              22 Squadron                   Gnat           1971 War 	
Mazumdar, A. K.                             1              2 Squadron                    Gnat           1965 War 	
Parker, Cecil Vivian 'Boss'                 1              20 Squadron                   Hunter         1971 War              0 (unconfirmed)
Pingale, Prakash Sadashivrao                1              7 Squadron                    Hunter         1965 War              2
Rathore, D. N.                              1              27 Squadron                   Hunter         1965 War 	
Sandhu, Amarjit Singh                       1              23, 28 Squadron               Gnat           1965 War 	
Singh, Bharat                               1              2 Squadron                    Gnat           1965 War 	
Singh, Mian Mianjan                         1              OCU                           Hunter         1971 War 	
Soni, Bahrat Bhushan                        1              47 Squadron                   MiG-21         1971 War 	
Sandarsan, Ramanathan                       1              14 Squadron                   Hunter         1971 War 	
Suresh, Kuke Srekantasastry 'Kuki'          1              OCU, 122 Squadron             Hunter         1971 War 	
Tyagi, Sudhir                               1              27 Squadron                   Hunter         1971 War              2
unknown                                     1                                            Su-30MKI           02. 2014          3.
unknown (WSO)                               1                                            Su-30MKI           02. 2014          3.
unknown                                     1                                            Su-30MKI       27. 01. 2016          4.
unknown (WSO)                               1                                            Su-30MKI       27. 01. 2016          4.
unknown                                     1                                            MiG-21 Bison   27. 02. 2019          2.
unknown                                     1                                            Su-30MKI       04. 03. 2019          5.
unknown (WSO)                               1                                            Su-30MKI       04. 03. 2019          5.
unknown                                     1 [0+1]                                      MiG-21MF       10. 08. 1999          1.
unknown                                     1 [0+1]                                      MiG-21MF       10. 08. 1999          1.
Comments:
  1. On 10 August 1999, a Pakistan Navy Air Arm Breguet 1150 Atlantic (91) on a surveillance mission over southeastern Pakistan was shot down by two Indian Air Force MiG-21 Fishbeds after it was reportedly to have strayed into Indian airspace near Ran of Kutch. The sixteen crewmembers onboard were killed.
  2. On 27 February 2019, a Pakistani Air Force F-16 fighter jet was shot down by Indian air defence forces in Rajouri sector of Jammu region. The aircraft was brought down in Jhangar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri sector.
  3. On February 2014, an Indian Su-30MKI shot down a Pakistani balloon.
  4. On 27 January 2016, an Indian Su-30MKI shot down a Pakistani US-made balloon in Rajasthan on Republic Day. The IAF scrambled a Sukhoi-30 warplane and deployed armed Mi-17 helicopters after radars picked up an “unidentified balloon-shaped object” at a height of 25,000 feet between 10.30am and 11am on Tuesday when the ceremonial parade was in progress in New Delhi. The fighter’s 30mm GSh-301 auto cannon is said to have fired 97 rounds.
  5. On 4 March 2019, an Indian Su-30MKI shot down a Pakistani military drone in Bikaner sector of the Indo-Pak border using an air-to-air missile.

crest
Indian Air Force Crest
Folland Gnat F.Mk.1
Folland Gnat F.Mk.1.
Dassault Mystere IVA
Dassault Mystere IVA, No. 1 Squadron "Tigers", IAF.
MiG-21FL
The MiG-21FL "C750" was the mount of Flt.Lt. Bharat B. Soni on 12 December 1971, when he shot down the F-104A flown by Sqn. Ldr. M. E. Middlecoat, of the No. 9 Sqn PAF.
MiG-21FL
MiG-21FL, 29th Squadron "Scorpions".
MiG-21bis
MiG-21bis, 45th Squadron "Flying Daggers".
MiG-21I Bison
MiG-21I Bison.
Su-30MKI
Sukhoi Su-30MKI "Flanker-H", No. 30 Squadron "Rhinos", Pune AB.


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