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Military plane crash in Myanmar kills 12


  • A military plane crashed near Mandalay in Myanmar killing 12 people onboard on 10 June.
  • The plane had taken off from the capital city Naypyidaw for the town of Pyin Oo Lwin when it crashed about 300 meters from a steel plant.
  • The plane was carrying six military personnel and monks who were going to attend a ceremony at a Buddhist monastery.
  • Well known monk Abhiksheka Maha Rattha Gur Dr. Bhatanda Kavisara from the Zaygone Monastery in Naypyitaw and another monk died.