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The two pilots manning the Kfir aircraft that collided at 9.30 this morning are reportedly safe, official sources said. The pilots who took off in their aircraft from the Katunayake airport this morning had ejected from their planes at the time of collision and operations are now underway to locate them

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  • A. RADELLA Tuesday, 01 March 2011 05:13 AM

    Hope they are actually safe, can’t be sure, until we find them. Safe landing too need a lot of training.

    Pathum Tuesday, 01 March 2011 05:14 AM

    Good news.Hope there are no any civilian casualties.

    lankaputha Tuesday, 01 March 2011 05:16 AM

    Find them, and make sure to find out who gave the instructions to fly that closely.

    Labby Tuesday, 01 March 2011 05:09 AM

    How does anyone know the two pilots are safe if they are still not located ?

    Sam Tuesday, 01 March 2011 05:19 AM

    Why don't they name the pilots? Are thy foreigners?

    KIRI PUTHA Tuesday, 01 March 2011 05:19 AM

    Happy to heard that pilots are safe.

    Milana Tuesday, 01 March 2011 06:25 AM

    good pilots r safe..juz got call from home.this is in my place in Thihariya,Srilanka.civilian safe too..

    Guru Tuesday, 01 March 2011 08:59 AM

    Not true, one dead.

    gona Tuesday, 01 March 2011 10:07 AM

    Very expensive mistake, possible loss of life and two expensive aircraft lost, just when new Commander appointed????

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