SriLankan flight experiences turbulence, minor injuries to crew


June 18, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s state airline, SriLankan Airlines’ Colombo bound flight UL 564 from Paris had experienced a turbulent weather conditions over the Arabian Sea, close to India, landed safely at BIA this morning, the airline said in a statement.

The Aircraft was an Airbus 330-200.

SriLankan says the flight was carrying 193 passengers including four infants and 16 crew members on board at the time of the incident.

Five cabin crew members have sustained minor injuries due to the incident, while no injuries have been reported among passengers. The injured were referred to medical examinations upon arrival.

The flight departed Charles de Gaulle Airport at 1300 UTC yesterday and arrived in Colombo this morning at 0521 hrs, Sri Lankan time.

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