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Tue Dec 25, 2012, 09:13 AM

Two Die As Passenger Jet Lands In Myanmar Rice Field

Source: NBC News

By NBC News staff and wire reports

YANGON, Myanmar A passenger jet missed an airport runway in heavy fog and landed in a rice paddy, killing two people on the ground and injuring 10, state television in Myanmar said Tuesday.

The pilot of the Air Bagan plane touched down beyond Heho airport in Shan state, killing an 11-year-old passenger and a motorcyclist on the ground, MRTV said.

Four foreigners and the pilot were among the injured. The plane was carrying 63 passengers, 51 of whom were foreigners. MRTV said.

Air Bagan is one of five airlines operating domestic routes in Myanmar.


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A crash landing in a rice field..63 passengers ..only 2 dead..
.four injured......???

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Tue Dec 25, 2012, 10:38 AM

1. The Photos Suggest A Much Different Outcome Than The News Report

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Tue Dec 25, 2012, 11:02 AM

2. More accurate reporting here:

 

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