SLAF crash in Dodangoda

[TamilNet, Thursday, 15 August 2002, 18:07 GMT]
A Sri Lankan Air Force Y-8 flight crashed in a paddy field in Dodangoda 51 kilometres south of capital Colombo in the district of Kalutara District Thursday afternoon, military officials said.

The pilots of the plane had radioed SLAF flight control in Colombo that the aircraft had developed technical problems.

Five SLAF personnel, including three officers were killed in the crash, the officials said.

SLAF plane crash

 

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