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Datum:Sonntag 5 Juli 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shaanxi Yunshuji Y-8D
Fluggesellschaft:Sri Lanka Air Force
Kennzeichen: CR872
Werknummer: 060804
Baujahr:
Triebwerk: 4 Zhuzhou WJ6
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Iyakachchi (   Sri Lanka)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Colombo (unknown airport), Sri Lanka
Flug nach:Jaffna-Palaly Air Base (JAF/VCCJ), Sri Lanka
Unfallbericht:
The Y-8D transport plane crashed in rebel-held territory in northern Sri Lanka while en route from Colombo to Jaffna-Palaly Air Base with a cargo of weapons and ammunition. Six officers and 13 airmen were killed.
Tamil rebels claimed to have shot down the aircraft.

Informationsquelle:
» Air Forces Monthly September 1992


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