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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143701
Last updated: 28 November 2019
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Date:13-FEB-2012
Time:13:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikojan-Gurjevič MiG-27M Flogger-D
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marawila, about 60 km north of Colombo -   Sri Lanka
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:VCBI
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A MiG 27 fighter jet of the Sri Lanka Air Force has crashed in Dummalasuriya on 13 February 2012.

The pilot has managed to eject safely.

Sources:

http://www.hirunews.lk/27598
https://www.srilankamirror.com/english/the-news/11037-mig-27-crashes-in-dummalasuriya
https://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.aspxfile=data/international/2012/February/international_February507.xml§ion=international
http://aaj.tv/2012/02/sri-lankan-jet-crashes-near-colombo/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2012 03:01 gerard57 Added
13-Feb-2012 03:12 gerard57 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Feb-2012 03:30 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source]
13-Feb-2012 04:41 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Departure airport]
17-May-2013 15:50 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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