Sri Lankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines Plane Returns to India after Engine Failure

Friday, May 20, 2016
By George Hatcher
SriLankan Airlines Plane Returns to India after Engine Failure

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-168 had to return and make an emergency landing at Cochin International Airport, Kochi, Kerala, India, on May 18th. The Airbus A321-200, flying to Colombo, Sri Lanka, had to return due to engine failure. The plane landed safely. No one was injured. Download article as PDF »

SriLankan Airlines Plane Returns to Bangkok due to Smoke in Cabin

Friday, April 8, 2016
By George Hatcher
SriLankan Airlines Plane Returns to Bangkok due to Smoke in Cabin

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-891 had to return and make an emergency landing in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 7th. The plane took off for Colombo, Sri Lanka, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported smoke in the cabin. The Airbus A330-200 plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

SriLankan Airlines Plane Stops at Runway in India after Hydraulic Problem

Friday, September 11, 2015
By George Hatcher
SriLankan Airlines Plane Stops at Runway in India after Hydraulic Problem

SriLankan Airlines flight UL-125 had to stop at runway 25 of Chennai International Airport, India, on September 10. The Airbus A330-200, en-route from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to Chennai, had to be stopped before reaching the apron due to over-heated hydraulic system. The plane landed uneventfully. All 114 people aboard remained unhurt. Download article as... »

Flight diverts to Stansted

Saturday, September 21, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Sri Lankan Airlines plane en route from Colombo to Heathrow diverted to Stansted to make an emergency landing after two passengers endangered the plane. One of the passengers said “something” was in the luggage hold. The 267 passengers and crew were uninjured. The two passengers were taken into custody. One is undergoing medical... »

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