Myanmar military plane conveying 116 missing: Army chief, airport source

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By AFP | Published: 07th June 2017 04:35 PM

Myanmar military plane missing
Myanmar military plane missing

YANGON, MYANMAR: A Myanmar military plane conveying 116 individuals disappeared on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, as indicated by the workplace of the army chief and an airport source.

“Correspondence was lost abruptly at around 1:35 pm (07:05 GMT) when it come to around 20 miles west of Dawei town,” the president office said in an announcement.

Ships and planes have been mixed to look for the plane, which was flying over the Andaman Sea when it disappeared, the announcement included.

An airport source said the plane was conveying 105 pasengers and 11 team when it took off.

The passengers were accepted to for the most part be relatives of military men situated in the seaside area.

“We think it was a specialized disappointment. Climate is fine there,” the source told AFP, requesting that not be named, including there was no news of the plane up until this point.