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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230003
Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:18-AUG-2001
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-27M
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: CF736
C/n / msn: 83712522013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kurana -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kutunayake Air Base
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed onto a row of houses near Air Base while undertaking an aerobatic display with MiG-27 CF-737 celebrate Aviation Day in the Ukraine. The Ukrainian pilot Capt L. Veralli was killed and six on ground injured. He had just completed a loop and was flying inverted, very low across the runway. As he tried to level off, the aircraft hit telephon wires and struck the ground.

Sources:

AFM October 2001, p72


Revision history:

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