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A Bombardier Q400 of Biman Bengladesh crashes on landing

Yangon, Myanmar - A Bombardier Q400 operated by Biman Bangladesh Airlines skidded off the tarmac on landing Wednesday at Yangon International Airport in Myanmar.

At least 15, including one of the two pilots in command, injured during the incident, an airline official said.

Biman spokesman Shakil Meraj said the accident occurred due to the bad weather. Biman's Bombardier Q400 aircraft arrived in Yangon from Dhaka.

There were 33 people on board, including two pilots and two cabin crew members. 15 of them were hospitalized with minor injuries, no fatalities reported.

As it can be seen on the images posted on social media, the fuselage of the aircraft appeared to be broken in at least two parts.

Airport authorities suspended operations until the runway was cleared off.



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