Aircraft crash at Haputhale

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A Y-12 aircraft of the Sri Lanka Air Force has crashed in the Haputhale area this morning, resulting in 4 deaths.

Air Force Media Spokesperson: Group Captain Gihan Senevirathne states, the aircraft – which had taken-off from Weerawila with four persons on board – had collided with a mountain in the area, and subsequently gone up in flames.

Police Media Spokesperson: SP Jaliya Senarathne states, steps were taken to douse the flames.

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