Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka Civil Aviation Authority confirms the debris found in western sea not aircraft parts
Sun, Jun 8, 2014, 11:14 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Civil Aviation Authority announced that the debris found recently by the fishermen at Moragalla in the western coast was not parts of an aircraft as suspected earlier.

The Director General of Civil Aviation Authority H.M.C. Nimalsiri said the debris was shown to an expert on the subject and he had verified that they were not parts of aircraft.

The Authority now suspects that the debris may be a part removed from a ship.

The fisherman engaged in fishing about one kilometer away from the shore off Moragolla area in Aluthgama last month found the rim of a wheel, believed to be of an aircraft, entangled in their nets.

Sri Lanka Air Force media spokesman Wing Commander Gihan Seneviratne said at the end of May that a special investigation was underway regarding the find.

** Related Story :: Sri Lanka Air Force investigates suspected aircraft debris found in western sea

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
SriLankan Airlines takes delivery of its first A320neo
-- [25 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's Ceylon Tobacco Company Profit After Tax Rs. 12.56 billion in 2016
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Central Bank's workshop on Sustainable Finance today
-- [2 hours ago]
Constitutional Council nominates Supreme Court judge Priyasath Dep as Sri Lanka's next Chief Justice
-- [2 hours ago]
Finance Minister says Government will accept full responsibility for bonds issued after January 2015
Five special police teams to probe deadly prison bus shooting
General Amnesty for Illegal Sri Lankan migrant workers in Lebanon
Sri Lankan-born doctor convicted of killing her husband granted parole
First ever Marines of Sri Lanka Navy pass out
Sri Lankan President affirms government's commitment to the welfare of security forces

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.