An aircraft belonging to Sakurai Aviation Limited, a private aviation company, had made an emergency landing in Kimbulapitiya, Negombo today.
The aircraft had crashed during landing, injuring two passengers.
The craft was en route from Koggala to Sigiriya with a group of tourists on board. At the time of the landing, four passengers were on board.
Last week, an aircraft belonging to the same company had made an emergency landing in Payagala.
Following the events, the Civil Aviation Authority has taken steps to impose a flight ban on Sakurai Aviation Limited. The company thereby is suspended of operations until further notice.