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22 October 2014 05:33 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 58-year-old Sri Lankan on board an Emirate airways flight from Singapore to Colombo had died of a heart attack this morning, an airport official said.


They said the deceased passenger was identified as Lakhsman Perera a resident of Polgahawela.


He had complained of a chest pain in midair but had died by the time the plane had landed and at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA). Arrangements had been made to take him to the Negombo Hospital but he was found dead by then.

  Comments - 2

  • warna karu Wednesday, 22 October 2014 01:53 PM

    very sad story....but the nice news is he landed in SRILANKA 4 HIS funeral... unlike is short.. may his soul rest in peace...

    Kamala Wednesday, 22 October 2014 04:13 PM

    Sad news. Heard several similar incidents in the recent past.

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