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Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people on-board crashes; debris found in Andaman Sea⁠⁠⁠⁠

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday, said Army chief of Myanmar.

  |  Updated On : June 07, 2017 06:46 PM
Representative Image (PTI)

Representative Image (PTI)

New Delhi :  

The debris of Myanmar military plane which went missing on Wednesday has been found in sea. The military plane was carrying 116 people on it.

A Myanmar military plane went missing between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source.

“Communication was lost suddenly at about 1:35 PM (07:05 GMT) when it reached about 20 miles west of Dawei town,” the commander-in-chief’s office said in a statement, adding search and rescue were ongoing.

An airport source, who asked not to be named, said the plane was carrying 105 passengers and 11 crew.

First Published: Wednesday, June 07, 2017 04:35 PM

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