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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94217
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:19-SEP-1965
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic GNAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Folland Gnat F Mk.1
Owner/operator:9 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IE-10..
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chawinda, near Lahore -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pathankot, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by a Pakistani North American F-86E Sabre over Chawinda, near Lahore, Pakistan, in air-to-air combat, by Flt Lt Saif ul-Azam (PAF). Pilot of the Gnat, Flying Officer Vijay Mayadev, ejected and became a POW.

Sources:

http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_324.shtml
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerial_warfare_in_1965_India_Pakistan_War
http://web.archive.org/web/20121025182700/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Folland_Gnat.htm
http://www.pakdef.info/pakmilitary/airforce/war/claims.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jul-2011 12:45 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Jul-2011 23:49 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:10 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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