Air attack 20-02-2009

23/02/2009 11:27

There was a LTTE air attack on last Friday night. Two LTTE aircraft entered into the Colombo aerospace were destroyed by the air defence system. One of the aircraft disabled by anti air gunfire reportedly crashed in the rear of the Inland Revenue Department building located on the Sir C.A. Gardiner road.

Air Force sources said that the second aircraft that had been trying to escape from air defence system was shot down while flying over Negombo . Parts of the destroyed aircraft along with the body of the pilot were found close to the Katunayake Air Base.

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