Date & Time: Jul 5, 1992 at 1700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Colombo - Jaffna
06 08 04
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft departed Colombo on a flight to Jaffna, carrying military personnels, weapons and ammunition. While descending to Jaffna (Palaly) Airport, the four engine aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air missile and crashed near Iyakachchi, about 45 km east of Jaffna Airport. All 19 occupants were killed.
Shot down by a surface-to-air missile.