In the meantime, President Rajapaksa visited the site of the crash this morning.
The President immediately arrived at the Yakkalamulla area on hearing the incident and monitored the crash site. He gve instructions to the officials concerned for the onduct of an immediate inquiry. He expressed his grief over the death of Flight Lieutenant Mohan Perera. He also inquired into the condition of Squadron Leader Vajira Jayakody who has been hospitalized following the crash.