Accident Mil Mi-24V CH620, Friday 26 June 1998
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Date:Friday 26 June 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic MI24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mil Mi-24V
Owner/operator:Sri Lanka Air Force
Registration: CH620
MSN: 3532421319159
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Kachchankulam, Vavuniya -   Sri Lanka
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Anuradhapura Airport (ACJ/VCCA)
Destination airport:Vavuniya Airport (VCCV)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down south of Vavuniya. LTTE claimed the helicopter to have been shot down, but SLAF sources credited the loss to technical problems.


Revision history:

07-Jan-2012 13:46 harro Added
27-Dec-2021 03:18 Ron Averes Updated [Operator]
05-Jan-2022 12:58 Prometheus Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
05-Jan-2022 13:19 Prometheus Updated [Aircraft type]
26-May-2024 05:57 Prometheus Updated [Cn]

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