Sri Lanka air force plane crash kills all 4 on board

Volunteers and firefighters at the scene of a military transport plane crash on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, in December 2014. Today, an air force aircraft went down in a tea-growing mountainous region while on its way to Ratmalana, south of the capital. – EPA pic, January 3, 2020.

A SRI Lankan air force plane crashed in a tea-growing mountainous region today, killing the four crewmen on board, said a military official.

The Chinese-built Y-12 had taken off from the southern airbase of Wirawila and was heading to Ratmalana, south of Colombo, when it crashed, said spokesman Chandana Wickramasinghe.

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