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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87327
Last updated: 29 July 2019
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Date:22-JAN-1996
Time:12:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mil Mi-17 (Mi-8M)
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: CH587
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 39 / Occupants: 39
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Point Pedro -   Sri Lanka
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Palali
Destination airport:Vettilaikerni
Narrative:
Shot down by LTTE, plummeting into the Indian Ocean.

Sources:

Military Aviation Disasters, by David Gero, p165
http://web.archive.org/web/20121123090555/http://www.scramble.nl:80/milbase.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2011 16:48 krasatpi Added
19-Feb-2011 15:42 TB Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Feb-2011 16:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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