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Datum:Dienstag 12 September 1995
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-32B
Fluggesellschaft:Sri Lanka Air Force
Kennzeichen: CR861
Werknummer: 3502
Triebwerk: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 70 / Insassen: 70
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 75 / Insassen: 75
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4 km (2.5 Meilen) N vom Land entfernt von Colombo (   Sri Lanka)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
Flug nach:Jaffna-Palaly Air Base (JAF/VCCJ), Sri Lanka
Instrument problems forced the crew to return to Colombo-Ratmalana. The Antonov lost control and crashed into the sea.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Colombo-Ratmalana Airport to Jaffna-Palaly Air Base as the crow flies is 329 km (206 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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Antonov An-32

  • 357 built
  • 26th loss
  • 15th Fataler Unfall
  • 2nd worst accident (Zu diesem Zeitpunkt)
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