No injury to MIG pilot
Air Force Media Spokesperson Wing Commander Janaka Nanayakkara has
confirmed that no injury had been caused to the Pilot of a MIG 27
Fighter aircraft which had suffered minor damage when it had landed at
the Air Force base at Katunayake yesterday.
After a successful attack in the North, the Fighter Aircraft had
reached the Katunayake base around 6 p.m. when it had slipped out of the
'Runway' on its landing due to a mechanical fault in one of its wheels.
Full investigations into the matter has begun, Wing Commander
Nanayakkara further said.