ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 276196
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Narrative:LTTE Tamil Tiger rebels launched a major pre-dawn suicide attack on Colombo-Bandaranayake International Airport and the adjoining Katunayake AFB. The raid left at least 19 people dead, including 14 Tamil rebels, two army commandos and three air force personnel. Two of SriLankan Airlines' Airbus A.330 planes (4R-ALE and 4R-ALF) were destroyed, one A.320 (4R-ABA) and one of their A.340 planes (4R-ADD). Two other planes were damaged (A.340 4R-ADC and A.320 4R-ABB). A number of military planes were also damaged and destroyed.
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Aircraft damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI) -
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Other occurrences involving this aircraft
|15 Oct 2007
||London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
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