List of Submarine explosions and fire accidents

Published: 14th August 2013 02:20 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th August 2013 02:27 PM   |  A+A-


Jan 30, 2011

Surface warship INS Vindhyagiri caught fire when it collided with a merchant vessel near the Mumbai harbor. 


Aug 30, 2010

An explosion in the battery compartment of  INS Sindhurakshak left a sailor dead and two others injured. The incident happened 60 nautical miles off the coast of Mumbai.


June 28, 2010

Two kilo-class 877EKM attack submarines, INS Sindhukesri and  INS Sindhuratna, collided with each other at the Naval Bay in Mumbai. 


Feb 26, 2010

One sailor was killed in an accident involving INS Sindhurakshak in Vizag port.


Feb 1, 2008

Five Naval personnel on board INS Jalashwa were killed in an explosion. The incident happened during a Naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal.


Jan 7, 2008

INS Sindhugosh collided with a foreign merchant vessel MV Leeds Castle near Mumbai port. 


April 21, 2006

450-tonne missile corvette, INS Prahar collided with merchant vessel MV Rajiv Gandhi near the Goa coast.


Feb 22, 2006

Fire broke out on INS Magar, a warship of the Eastern Naval Command, off Visakhapatnam coast.


Dec 27, 2005

INS Trishul collided with a commercial ship, Ambuja Laxmi, near Mumbai harbor.


Nov 1999

Fleet tanker INS Jyoti collides with a merchant vessel in the Bay of Bengal.


Aug 1990

INS Andaman sinks in the Bay of Bengal with 15 crewmen after developing a leak.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp