First Replacement Team Departs Country For United Nations Mission In The Republic Of South Sudan - [Photos]

Thursday, 09 June 2016 - 20:00


The annual changing of personnel (first team)of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Aviation Unit under the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) departed the country early hours yesterday (8 June 2016).

The contingent of 55 personnel departed to South Sudan from Bandaranaike International Airport.  Base Commander SLAF Base Katunayake Air Commodore Sagara Kotakadeniya, Deputy Director Aeronautical Engineering of SLAF Air Commodore Andrew Wijesuriya, Staff Officer Ground Operations I at SLAF Air Commodore Nishen Abeysinghe, Officers and family members of the leaving personnel joined at the departure lounge.


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