Vliegtuigongeval op 28 APR 1995 met British Aerospace BAe-748-334 Srs. 2A 4R-HVB - Jaffna-Palaly AFB (JAF)
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Datum:vrijdag 28 april 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-334 Srs. 2A
Vloog voor:Sri Lanka Air Force
Gehuurd van:Helitours
Registratie: 4R-HVB
Constructienummer: 1757
Bouwjaar: 1978
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 42 / inzittenden: 42
Totaal:slachtoffers: 45 / inzittenden: 45
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:0,2 km (0.1 mijl) van Jaffna-Palaly AFB (JAF) (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Jaffna-Palaly Air Base (JAF/VCCJ), Sri Lanka
Vliegveld van aankomst:Colombo (unknown airport), Sri Lanka
The aircraft, operating on a flight for the Sri Lankan Air Force to Colombo, took off from Palaly AFB in heavy rain. On climbout the no. 2 engine caught fire and the crew had to return. On final approach (200 m short of the runway) the right wing failed and the aircraft crashed. Reports say the engine caught fire after being hit by a SAM missile fired by Tamil separatists.

» Air Safety Week 15 May 1995 (p. 3)
» Scramble 193(78)
» Scramble 195(51)
» Volkskrant 29.4.95(5)


photo of HS-748-334-Srs-2A-G-BPFU
accident date: 28-04-1995
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-748-334 Srs.2A
registration: G-BPFU
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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