Myanmar military plane carrying monks crashes, casualties feared

The Myanmar junta says a military aircraft has crashed after it left Naypyidaw this morning. No other details have been provided. – EPA pic, June 10, 2021.

A MYANMAR military aircraft carrying a senior monk crashed near the central city of Mandalay due to bad weather today, a junta spokesman said, with conflicting reports on casualties.

The aircraft, carrying six crew and eight passengers, left the capital Naypyidaw this morning for Pyin Oo Lwin, a town in the central region of Mandalay.

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