Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing at BIA

Qatar Airways flight makes emergency landing at BIA

By Keshala Dias

May 19, 2017 | 9:38 pm

According to the Director General of Civil Aviation, H. M. C. Nimalasiri, a Qatar Airways flight, Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner, QR 841, carrying 202 passengers from Phuket to Doha made an emergency landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport at 8:40 p.m. due to a fire on-board the aircraft.

The BIA declared a full emergency in preparation for handling the flight.

However, sources claimed that the plane has landed safely.