No. 8 Squadron IAF
|No. 8 Squadron|
|Active||1 December 1942 - Present|
|Country||Republic of India|
|Branch||Indian Air Force|
|Motto(s)||Surakshya Va Akraman
Offense is Defence
No. 8 Squadron were formed in 1943 at Tiruchirapalli and were trained at Peshawar and Bhopal. On 2 December 1943, they were moved to Doublemooring in Chittagong (now in Bangladesh) to work closely together with No. 82 Squadron RAF in the Burma Campaign. Equipped with Spitfires they had significant success against the Japanese Imperial Army.
- "Squadrons and Helicopter Units". Bharat Rakshak. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
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