Myan­mar plane found

The Star Early Edition - - WORLD -

YAN­GON: Bod­ies and air­craft de­bris were found in the sea off the south­ern coast of Myan­mar yes­ter­day by ships search­ing for a mil­i­tary plane that went miss­ing with 122 sol­diers, fam­ily mem­bers and crew on board.

Ten bod­ies, six adults and four chil­dren, were found about 35km off the south­ern coastal town of Laun­glon by navy and civil­ian ships, the mil­i­tary posted on its Face­book page. The search by nine navy ships, five mil­i­tary planes and two he­li­copters would con­tinue with help from civil­ian boats, it said.

The Chi­nese-made Y-8-200F trans­port plane van­ished on Wed­nes­day.

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