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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141724
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:24-MAY-2000
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-24
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jaffna Peninsula -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by MANPAD over the part of Jaffna Peninsula held by SLA; both gunners were killed, but pilot and co-pilot survived the emergency crash-landing and were recovered.

Sources:

http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_336.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2012 13:47 harro Added
05-Nov-2018 14:25 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities]

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