Four killed in military plane crash in Myanmar

A military plane crashed in Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw Wednesday, killing four personnel on board, an official said.

The aircraft came down shortly after taking off from Naypyitaw international airport, said a senior military officer, who asked to remain anonymous.

“Four crew including a pilot were killed in the crash,” he said.

Another crew member was pulled out alive from the debris. 

It was unclear why the plane crashed, he said. 

Last update: Wed, 10/02/2016 - 11:03
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