Five injured as Srilankan flight faces bad weather

srilankan_airFive crew members were injured when a Sri Lankan Airlines flight flying from Paris to Colombo experienced turbulent weather conditions over the Arabian sea, close to India, a statement from the airline said.

The Colombo bound flight from Paris UL 564 had 193 passengers on board including four infants and 16 crew members at the time of the incident.

“Five cabin crew members have sustained minor injuries due to the incident , while no injuries have been reported among passengers. The injured were referred to medical examinations upon arrival,” the statement said.

The flight departed Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport yesterday and landed safely at the Bandaranaike International Airport today despite the turbulent weather conditions experienced during the latter part of the flight. (Colombo Gazette)