Accident Hunting Jet Provost T51 CJ7**, 17 Jan 1966
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 305709
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hunting Jet Provost T51
Owner/operator:Royal Ceylon Air Force
Registration: CJ7**
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Katunayake Airport -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Katunayake
Aircraft developed problems while on approach, in attempting to gain height to enable the pilot to eject, the aircraft crashed in coconut trees near the airport. Pilot Flt Sgt Mohamed Shayir Sally killed.



Revision history:

10-Jan-2023 02:19 Ron Averes Added
16-Jan-2023 22:28 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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