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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58781
Last updated: 19 April 2019
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Date:20-FEB-2009
Time:
Type:Zlín 143
Owner/operator:LTTE
Registration: 905
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Katunayake -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two Zlin 143 light-planes of the Tamil Tigers attacked the City of Colombo with bombs. The first crashed into a building after hit by anti-aircraft fire. The second changed course and shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Katunayake.

Sources:

www.tagesschau.de
http://newshopper.sulekha.com/newsitem/iansnews/2009/02/ltte-planes-bomb-colombo-shot-down.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Feb-2009 22:39 Anon. Added
22-Feb-2009 11:11 Anon. Updated
22-Feb-2009 12:22 Anon. Updated
24-Dec-2010 10:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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