Accident Hunting Jet Provost T51 CJ7**, 12 Apr 1971
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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 China Bay Airport, Trincomalee -   Sri Lanka
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Engaged in bombing operations during JVP insurgency. Lost power, stalled and crashed 1nm from China Bay Airport. Pilot Sgt Ranjit Wijetunga killed in the crash.



Revision history:

10-Jan-2023 02:26 Ron Averes Added
10-Jan-2023 02:28 Ron Averes Updated [Source]
10-Jan-2023 02:30 Ron Averes Updated [Source]
10-Jan-2023 20:18 Ron Averes Updated [Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2023 22:29 Ron Averes Updated [Aircraft type]

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