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Military plane crash kills 4 in Myanmar

Aircraft carrying 5 crewmembers during training session when accident occurred near airport in political capital

10.02.2016
Military plane crash kills 4 in Myanmar

Yangon

By Kyaw Ye Lynn

YANGON, Myanmar

 Four military officers were killed Wednesday after a military plane crashed in Myanmar’s political capital Nay Pyi Taw.

“Four crews were killed and one was seriously injured,” local media quoted a military official who spoke on conditional of anonymity as saying.

The military aircraft, a Beech 1900, had five crewmembers on board during a training session at the time of the accident near the international airport in Nay Pyi Taw.

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