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Last updated: 26 November 2021
Fecha:viernes 12 diciembre 2014
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: SCM-864
Numéro de série: 3509
Año de Construcción: 1996
Motores: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Hokandara (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI), Sri Lanka
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Colombo-Ratmalana Airport (RML/VCCC), Sri Lanka
An Antonov 32 operated by the Sri Lanka Air Force impacted wooded terrain in Hokandara while on approach to the Colombo-Ratmalana Airport. The aircraft was partially consumed by the post-impact fire and four of the five occupants onboard received fatal injuries. One occupant onboard the airplane was seriously injured. He died in hospital on December 18. Weather may have been a factor in the accident.
Photos from the scene of the crash suggest that the airplane contacted the roof of a building before crashing in a rubber estate, about 9,5 km to the northeast of the Ratmalana airport.

» Daily Mirror


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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-Bandaranaike International Airport to Colombo-Ratmalana Airport as the crow flies is 40 km (25 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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