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Last updated: 25 May 2020
Fecha:domingo 5 julio 1992
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shaanxi Yunshuji Y-8D
Operador:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registración: CR872
Numéro de série: 060804
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 4 Zhuzhou WJ6
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 19 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Iyakachchi (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Colombo (unknown airport), Sri Lanka
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Jaffna-Palaly Air Base (JAF/VCCJ), Sri Lanka
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.

» Air Forces Monthly September 1992


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