Myanmar military plane with 105 passengers disappeared from radar
Myanmar military aircraft, on Board of which there were 116 people disappeared from radar during a flight between the towns of Mergui and Yangon. About it reports AFP with reference to the military and the local airport.
“The connection was suddenly lost at about 13:35 (local time, 10:05 GMT), the plane flew about 20 miles (32 km) West of the city of Dawei,” he told a military commander.
He added that at present organized search and rescue operation, which involved several ships and aircraft. The source of AFP in Myanmar the airport said that the military aircraft was carrying 105 passengers and 11 crew members. On Board were mostly military family members.
“We think it could be a technical fault. The weather in the region is good,” — said the source Agency. However, he noted that the official data on what happened, not yet.