- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 16, 2000
Time: 09:25
Location: Kumarapura, Sri Lanka
Operator: Military - Sri Lanka Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Colombo - Kalmunai
AC Type: Mil Mi-17
Registration: ?
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 14   (passengers:12  crew:2)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:12  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The Air Force helicopter was on a domestic flight when it cashed into mountainous terrain 75 km from Colombo. The helicopterís pilot had contacted air traffic controllers saying he had problems with visibility and was lowering his altitude. Sri Lanka, Muslim Congress leader M. H. M. Ashraff, 52, along with members of his entourage were killed.
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