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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141706
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-24
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force - SLAF
Registration: CH-614
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bay of Bengal, near Mullaitivu, off Chalai -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Shot down by an LTTE SA-7.
Scramble nr. 216 lists the date as 26 March 1997.
The wreckage of the helicopter was retrieved from the sea by Sri Lanka Navy in May 2014.


Scramble 216

Revision history:

07-Jan-2012 11:43 harro Added
28-May-2014 06:15 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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