Air Force to send team to verify parts

29 May 2014 09:53 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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The Air Force said today that it would send a team of specialists to examine the objects found by fishermen, believed to be parts of an aircraft.

 “We will be sending a team of specialists from Colombo to examine them which are lying at the Aluthgama Police Station in order to make a decision,” Spokesman Wing Commander Gihan Senerviratne said.

He said the Aluthgama police had informed that they had found objects similar to aircraft parts in the Aluthgama sea area. (Supun Dias). 

  Comments - 7

  • HambanGoiya Friday, 30 May 2014 02:44 AM

    How can our Air Force determine? Sooner or later they too will send it to experts in Singapore or China for further studies. Before it costs dearly, now itself bring down an expert from EU.

    ryn Thursday, 29 May 2014 03:41 PM

    must be the missing malaysian airlines via DM Android App

    Salko Humo Thursday, 29 May 2014 10:26 AM

    This could be possibly a whell from a small 'Sport Aircraft' went down in Moragalla in 1985 or 1986?

    Punchi Banda Thursday, 29 May 2014 05:52 PM

    All one has to do is look for the part number stamped on the parts. All aircraft parts have a part number stamped on it. Once that is located it very simple to identify what it is and what is was used for and in what model of aircraft.

    KiloWattson Thursday, 29 May 2014 11:04 AM

    "similar to aircraft parts" well maybe not... 2004 + Aluthgama + Tsunami ... remember?

    Dinesh Thursday, 29 May 2014 06:35 PM

    Aircraft Cable Pulley part number AN-210-6A

    kith udugama Friday, 30 May 2014 04:42 AM

    It came from outer space, Pilot was so drunk and could not negotiate the bend


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