Technical snag delays SriLankan airlines flight from Tiruchi

Srilankan airlinesA SriLankan airlines aircraft with 153 passengers on board could not take off from the airport Tiruchi due to technical reasons, The Hindu newspaper reported.

Flight UL-134 bound for Colombo left the bay after the passengers boarded the aircraft yesterday and came on to the runway for take off when some technical snag was noticed, sources said.

So, the take off was aborted and the flight returned to the bay and the passengers were offloaded from the aircraft.

After technical personnel attended to the snag, the waiting passengers were asked to board the flight which left over three hours behind scheduled time of departure from Tiruchi. (Colombo Gazette)


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