SriLankan clarifies UL 504 incident

SriLankan clarifies UL 504 avoiding possible mid-air collision

by Zulfick Farzan 15-06-2022 | 12:50 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); SriLankan Airlines issued a clarification on reports circulating about flight UL 504 avoiding a possible mid-air collision with another aircraft.

SriLankan Airlines confirmed that its pilots operating UL 504, which departed from London to Colombo on 13 June 2022, were able to safely commandeer the flight without an incident.

Contrary to news reports, SriLankan confirmed that UL 504 was not at risk of a mid-air collision with another aircraft at any point.

The vigilance of the pilots and the state-of-the-art communication & surveillance system onboard the aircraft enabled safe passage for UL 504.

Further, SriLankan Airlines commends the timely action of the pilots operating UL 504, which ensured the safety of all passengers, crew and equipment onboard UL 504.