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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138096
Last updated: 19 June 2018
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Date:22-AUG-2011
Time:~17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HT16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
HAL HJT-16 Kiran
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force AFA
Registration: U-679
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Bommarasipet village, Shamirpet -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hakimpet Air Base - VOHK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A HAL HJT-16 Kiran crashed about 20 minutes after takeoff from Hakimpet Air Base (VOHK) into agricultural fields near Bommarasipet village, Shamirpet.
The pilot ejected and received minor injuries.

Sources:

http://newzexpress.com/2011/08/trainee-pilot-survives-by-jumping-from-crashing-kiran-aircraft/
http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/trainee-pilot-survives-by-jumping-from-crashing-kiran-aircraft/article2383968.ece
https://archive.siasat.com/news/iaf-aircraft-crashes-pilot-hurt-214420/
http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/Accidents/listing.php?qacid=56&qt=TY


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Aug-2011 04:25 RobertMB Added
28-Aug-2011 12:00 John Baker Updated [Registration]
04-Dec-2017 18:58 JF Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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