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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 7 October 2015
Fecha:jueves 7 septiembre 1978
Tipo:Hawker Siddeley HS-748-212 Srs. 2
Operador:Air Ceylon
Registración: 4R-ACJ
Numéro de série: 1571
Año de Construcción: 1964
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML) (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The pilot and first officer were carrying out pre-departure checks when loud explosion in the mid-section of the fuselage caused a fire.
Possible terrorist action.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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