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Crash of a Harbin Yunsunji Y-12-II in Haputale: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jan 3, 2020
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SCL-857
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Wirawila - Colombo
MSN:
0021
YOM:
1990
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in Haputale while completing a survey flight from Wirawila to Colombo-Ratmalana Airport. The aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire and all four crew members were killed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32B in Hokandara: 5 killed

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2014 at 0620 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SCM-864
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Colombo - Colombo
MSN:
3509
YOM:
1996
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
The approach to Colombo-Ratmalana Airport was completed in marginal weather conditions and low visibility. While too low, the aircraft hit the roof of a house and crashed inverted in flames in a wooded area located in Hokandara, less than 10 km from the runway threshold. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. A crew member was seriously injured while all four other occupants were killed. The only survivor died from his injuries six days later, on December 18.

Crash of an Ilyushin II-18 in Colombo

Date & Time: Feb 4, 2004 at 2233 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EX-005
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dubaï-Colombo
MSN:
188 0111 05
YOM:
1968
Flight number:
EXV3002
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach, the aircraft was too low and hit sea surface. Eventually, the aircraft landed with its gear retracted near the runway and skidded few hundred meters before coming to rest. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was written off.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Anuradhapura: 40 killed

Date & Time: Mar 30, 2000 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UR-79170
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Palaly-Colombo
MSN:
47313410
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
36
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
40

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Colombo: 10 killed

Date & Time: Mar 24, 2000 at 1804 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
RA-11302
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Bangkok-Colombo
MSN:
8 3 460 04
YOM:
1968
Flight number:
SCB702
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
10
Aircraft flight hours:
7241
Aircraft flight cycles:
4651

Crash of an Antonov AN-24 in Palaly: 55 killed

Date & Time: Sep 29, 1998 at 1354 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EW-46465
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Palaly-Colombo
MSN:
27307901
YOM:
1972
Flight number:
LNS602
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
48
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
55

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Colombo

Date & Time: Apr 21, 1997 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CR-860
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Palaly-Colombo
YOM:
1993
Flight number:
SLAF860
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
54
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 in Colombo: 4 killed

Date & Time: Feb 21, 1997 at 1045 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CR-865
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Colombo-Palaly
YOM:
1993
Flight number:
SLAF865
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
59
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4