Maskeliya

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Maskeliya town

Maskeliya is a town in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It is the site of the 1974 crash of Martinair Flight 138, the worst air disaster in Sri Lanka.[1][2]

It is known for its mountains and estates. The actual town is built on a combination of three estates. Despite the aircraft crash, it is not known by many citizens of the country.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident Douglas DC-8-55F PH-MBH Maskeliya". Aviation-safety.net. 1974-12-04. Retrieved 2011-09-08. 
  2. ^ "ASN list of aircraft accidents in Sri Lanka". Aviation-safety.net. Retrieved 2012-08-03. 

Coordinates: 6°50′N 80°34′E / 6.833°N 80.567°E / 6.833; 80.567