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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230003
Last updated: 26 February 2021
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Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: CF736
C/n / msn: 83712522013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kurana -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Kutunayake Air Base
Destination airport:
Crashed onto a row of houses near Air Base while undertaking an aerobatic display with MiG-27 CF-737 celebrate Aviation Day in the Ukraine. The Ukrainian pilot Capt L. Veralli was killed and six on ground injured. He had just completed a loop and was flying inverted, very low across the runway. As he tried to level off, the aircraft hit telephon wires and struck the ground.


AFM October 2001, p72

Revision history:

16-Oct-2019 18:45 TB Added

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