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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 4 October 2015
Datum:donderdag 7 september 1978
Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-748-212 Srs. 2
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Air Ceylon
Registratie: 4R-ACJ
Constructienummer: 1571
Bouwjaar: 1964
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML) (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
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 Networkĺs 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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