Accident Mil Mi-24P CH614, Wednesday 19 March 1997
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Date:Wednesday 19 March 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-24P
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: CH614
MSN: 3532431622549
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Chalai, Mullaitivu -   Sri Lanka
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Jaffna-Palaly Airport (JAF/VCCJ)
Destination airport:Hingurakgoda Airport (HIM/VCCH)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down by an LTTE SA-7. The wreckage of the helicopter was retrieved from the sea by Sri Lanka Navy in May 2014.


Scramble 216

Revision history:

07-Jan-2012 11:43 harro Added
28-May-2014 06:15 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2021 10:07 Ron Averes Updated [Registration, Operator]
05-Jan-2022 13:19 Prometheus Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
12-Jun-2024 10:19 Prometheus Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]

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