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Last updated: 21 November 2019
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:martes 24 julio 2001
Hora:03:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Operador:SriLankan Airlines
Registración: 4R-ALE
Numéro de série: 336
Año de Construcción: 2000
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Trent 772B-60
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Colombo-Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:-
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Descripción:
Tamil Tiger rebels launched a major pre-dawn suicide attack on Colombo-Bandaranayake International Airport. The raid left at least 19 people dead, including 14 Tamil rebels, two army commandos and three air force personnel. Two of SriLankan Airlines' Airbus A.330 planes (4R-ALE and 4R-ALF) were destroyed, one A.320 (4R-ABA) and one of their A.340 planes (4R-ADD). Two other planes were damaged (A.340 4R-ADC and A.320 4R-ABB). A number of military planes were also damaged and destroyed.

Fuentes:
» SriLankan Airlines
» Reuters


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photo of Airbus-A330-243-4R-ALE
accident date: 24-07-2001
type: Airbus A330-243
registration: 4R-ALE
photo of Airbus-A330-243-4R-ALE
accident date: 24-07-2001
type: Airbus A330-243
registration: 4R-ALE
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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