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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94934
Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Date:01-MAR-2011
Time:9.:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic KFIR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IAI Kfir C2
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: SFM5201
C/n / msn: 161
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Warana, Gampaha -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:SLAF Base Katunayake
Destination airport:SLAF Base Katunayake
Narrative:
Two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations.
One of the two aircraft involved was SFM5201.

Sources:

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-03/01/c_13755799.htm
http://www.airforce.lk/news.php?news=622


Images:


Photo taken at Katunayake (Colombo/Bandaranaike Intl (VCBI)) on 09 02 2011 during a base visit Regards, Pieter Stroobach

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2011 03:39 Steinmann Added
01-Mar-2011 13:32 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
02-Mar-2011 05:31 Anon. Updated [Registration]
02-Mar-2011 05:31 Anon. Updated [Registration]
02-Mar-2011 05:39 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]
05-Apr-2011 07:59 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
22-Aug-2011 00:00 Anon. Updated [[Cn]]

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