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Committee appointed to probe the helicopter crash, killing four airmen

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 3, 2020 18:55

Committee appointed to probe the helicopter crash, killing four airmen

A special committee has been appointed under the instructions of the Air Force Commander to probe the helicopter crash in Haputale. Four people, including the pilot, were killed when the Air Force plane crashed.

The Air Force’s Y12 aircraft was launched from the Weerawila Air Force Base at 9.o’clock this morning for observation. The pilot of the aircraft, the assistant pilot and two other members of the Air Force Intelligence Unit had been travelling at the time of the incident. The bodies of the four dead persons have been kept at the Haputale Hospital.

Two women who witnessed the incident have been admitted to hospital following the trauma. This is how a CCTV camera recorded the crash.

 

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 3, 2020 18:55

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