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The Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka) has organized a basic Aircraft Accident Investigation Course with the technical assistance from Cooperative Development of Operational Safety and Continuing Airworthiness Programe –-South Asia (COSCAP-SA).
This was a five-day training from 29th May to 2nd June 2023, at CAASL, No 152/1, Minuwangoda Road, Katunayake.
The Instructor was Mr. Ismo Aaltonen, an expert in accident investigation who has experienced in accident investigation. He is currently serving as an Aviation Accident Investigation Expert of ICAO since 2019. He had worked as the Chief Air Safety Investigator of Safety Investigation Authority (SIA) of Finland. Further he has strong military pilot background and a Lieutenant colonel from Air Force Academy of Finland.
There were total of 32 participants from CAA-Sri Lanka, members of Aircraft Accident &Incident Investigation pool of Sri Lanka, South Asian countries, i.e India, Nepal & Maldives and National Carrier SriLankan Airlines.