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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94952
Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Date:01-MAR-2011
Time:09:30
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: SFM5202
C/n / msn: 163
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
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 fighter jets crashed on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's capital on Tuesday after a mid-air collision during rehearsal for an air force celebration, a military spokesman said.
One of the pilots was ejected safely.
One of the two aircraft involved was SFM5201.


Sources:

http://www.nanthy.com/
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 08:03 gerard57 Added
01-Mar-2011 13:32 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
02-Mar-2011 05:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]
05-Apr-2011 08:00 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn]
21-Aug-2011 23:15 Padidiver Updated [[Registration, Cn]]
19-May-2012 11:32 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]

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