Jan 03, 2020

Aircraft crash kills 4 SLAF personnel in Haputale

Four Air Force personnel have been reported dead after a Y-12 aircraft crashed in the Haputale area this morning (03), spokesperson of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) said.

The aircraft had departed from Weerawila.

Reports add that a woman who was at the crash scene has also been hospitalised with injuries. 

Reports further say that the SLAF had appointed a special investigation board to probe the incident.