SriLankan Airlines flight UL116, which was parked at the Malé International Airport was damaged when a ground support vehicle collided with the aircraft. Minor structural damage occurred to the tail section (stabilizer) of the aircraft due to this incident.

The SriLankan Engineering team based at the Malé International Airport are currently working round the clock to replace the affected parts and return the aircraft to service. SriLankan Airlines flight has been damaged at #Velana international airport, #Maldives