SriLankan flight forced to return back to Melbourne Airport

February, 12, 2024

SriLankan Airlines confirms that flight UL 605 from Melbourne to Colombo made a safe return back to the Melbourne Airport shortly after taking off at 18:16hrs (Melbourne time) today due to a technical issue.

All passengers onboard disembarked safely.

A team of engineers is currently assessing the aircraft and providing technical support.

All passengers have been provided with hotel accommodation until the flight is rescheduled for departure.