Meet the oldest aviator in Sri Lanka

Jan 19 2022. views 268


Sri Lanka's first ever Flight Radio Officer/ Navigator, the now retired Lionel Sirimanne has always lived life on his own terms. Independent and enthusiastic, he believes that nothing is impossible if you put your mind to it. At 100 years old, he penned his first book about his experiences in aviation. For his services rendered, Sirimanne, the oldest living aviator in the country, recently received a plaque of appreciation from President Gotabhaya Rajapakse.

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https://www.life.lk/article/latest_stories/Down-Memory-Lane-with-Radio-Officer/Navigator--Centenarian-Lionel-Sirimanne/1/20012
 



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