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Fecha:martes 12 septiembre 1995
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32B
Operador:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registración: CR861
Numéro de série: 3502
Año de Construcción:
Motores: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 70 / Ocupantes: 70
Total:Fatalidades: 75 / Ocupantes: 75
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) N de la costa de Colombo (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
Aeropuerto de Llegada: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 accidente fatal
  • 2nd worst accident (a la hora)
  • 3rd worst accident (actualmente)
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  • 3rd worst accident
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