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Last updated: 26 November 2021
Datum:vrijdag 12 december 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32B
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registratie: SCM-864
Constructienummer: 3509
Bouwjaar: 1996
Motoren: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Hokandara (   Sri Lanka)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI), Sri Lanka
Vliegveld van aankomst: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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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport en Colombo-Ratmalana Airport bedraagt 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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