Mihin Lanka flight returns

Mihin Lanka plane

A Mihin Lanka flight en-route to Dhaka from Colombo was forced to return to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on Sunday due to a technical failure.

The Mihin Lanka flight MRL501 along with 159 passengers and 7 flight crew had departed BIA at 7.25 am and grounded at 10.20 am.

Passengers complained that Mihin Lanka authorities failed to ensure that the passengers reached their destination.

The BIA officials said the reason of the emergency landing is not yet known and added the authorities are inspecting the aircraft to determine the technical fault.