Large aircraft with 208 passengers makes emergency landing in Katunayaka

Saturday, 20 May 2017 - 8:03


A passenger plane with 208 passengers on board made an emergency landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport last night.

The Qatar Airways flight made the emergency landing after reporting a fire on board.

The Qatar Airways flight Dreamliner was flying between Thailand and Doha when it made the emergency landing at BIA.

Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority said the BIA was placed on alert for the landing and the flight landed safely.

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