All 227 Sri Lankan Airlines passengers safe after plane hits runway lights

Cochin airport

Cochin (Kerala): In a narrow escape, a Sri Lankan Airlines aircraft with 227 passengers on board hit a runway light at the Cochin Airport during take-off on Sunday evening.
All passengers on board are said to be safe.

Due to the incident, the aircraft wheel got damaged which led to the cancellation of the flight.

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For some time the runway was closed but now it is functioning, according to sources.

 

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