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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:dinsdag 24 juli 2001
Tijd:03:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-231
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:SriLankan Airlines
Registratie: 4R-ABA
Constructienummer: 374
Bouwjaar: 1992
Motoren: 2 IAE V2500-A1
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Colombo-Bandaranayake International Airport (CMB) (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:-
Vliegveld van vertrek:-
Vliegveld van aankomst:-
Beschrijving:
Tamil Tiger rebels launched a major pre-dawn suicide attack on Colombo-Bandaranayake International Airport. The raid left at least 19 people dead, including 14 Tamil rebels, two army commandos and three air force personnel. Two of SriLankan Airlines' Airbus A.330 planes (4R-ALE and 4R-ALF) were destroyed, one A.320 (4R-ABA) and one of their A.340 planes (4R-ADD). Two other planes were damaged (A.340 4R-ADC and A.320 4R-ABB). A number of military planes were also damaged and destroyed.

Bronnen:
» SriLankan Airlines
» Reuters


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photo of Airbus-A320-231-4R-ABA
accident date: 24-07-2001
type: Airbus A320-231
registration: 4R-ABA
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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