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A C130 plane belonging to the Sri Lanka Air Force, which carried emergency supplies, medical and relief workers to Nepal, developed engine trouble and was unable to return today.

The aircraft, which was due to evacuate 35 Sri Lankan students from Nepal, developed engine trouble, which forced the crew to abort take off and return to the parking area of the busy airport of the landlocked nation.

Asked for a comment, Air force Spokesman Wing Commander Gihan Seneviratne said the technical fault would be repaired today. He said the aircraft would fly back tomorrow.


  Comments - 9

  • adhil NIzam Monday, 27 April 2015 05:41 AM

    This C130 the airforce has are over 40 years old. Time to replace them. If not this is a disaster waiting to happen.

    Roshi Samanmali Monday, 27 April 2015 07:11 AM

    These things cannot happen in yahapalaneya. They will soon realize that former government did lot of work and they were very efficient.

    adrian Monday, 27 April 2015 08:39 AM

    Better keep all emergency staff to treat after the plane crashes.

    ANTON Monday, 27 April 2015 09:01 AM


    Suchith Monday, 27 April 2015 10:43 AM

    What a silly thing to say. You sir are a heartless prick.

    upali Monday, 27 April 2015 11:14 AM

    MR may be responsible. for buying faulty aircraft.

    Yuri Monday, 27 April 2015 11:57 AM

    why do not just leave this Aircraft there and come Home.

    ashoka86 Monday, 27 April 2015 12:41 PM

    Please solve this ASAP. If not this will be bad image to our AF technical staff.

    Rdf Monday, 27 April 2015 03:26 PM

    Your logic astounds me. If you keep silent people may think you as intelligent, open your mouth and remove all doubt from them.

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