Incident Mil Mi-24V CH615, Saturday 13 September 1997
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Date:Saturday 13 September 1997
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: CH615
MSN: 3532421622231
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:near Puliyankulam, Vavuniya -   Sri Lanka
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The helicopter was hit by small fire arms fired by the LTTE terrorists during Operation Jayasikuru and subsequently made a hard landing with partially extended landing gears in friendly territory.

The helicopter is currently preserved in the Sri Lanka Air Force Museum



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11-Jun-2024 05:50 Prometheus Added

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