Sinking Cargo Vessel X-Press Pearl: Updates (PHOTOS)

Sinking Cargo Vessel X-Press Pearl: Updates (PHOTOS)

7 June 2021 01:15 pm

The cargo vessel X-Press Pearl which took on fire in the sea near the Colombo Port is sinking down the ocean and the ship's latest condition has been revealed in photographs released by Sri Lanka Air Force. The observations were made with a Bell 212 craft.

The Air Force also assisted in extinguishing the fire by using a Bell 212 helicopter belonging to the 7th Squadron to drop 1830 kg of dry fire extinguishers, at a time approximately 09.55 flight hours, with 19 air flight rounds.

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