You can read daily news of Global New Light of Myanmar using mobile applications. Download now!

February 27, 2018

Air Force aircraft crashes, kills four, injures one

An Air Force aircraft carshed at 09:45 hours this morning near Nay Pyi Taw airport, killing four and injuring one.
The aircraft is a Beech-1900 D Type medium size one. The plane crash took place while conducting a regular  flight check. The aircraft crashed into a field between Thegon and Kyangin villages in Lewe township, 2,000 feet away from the northern end of the runway of Naw Pyi Taw Airport.
The plane crashed killed a major, who is the pilot, two captains, who are the co-pilots; and one Squadron Sergeant, who is a crew member. A lance corporal, a crew member, was injured in the crash.
The injured lance corporal is undergoing medical treatment at Defence Services General Hospital in Nay Pyi Taw.
A fault-finding mission has been formed to investigate the plane crash, it is learnt. – MNA01 1 2 3 5 6 7


Related posts

Translate »